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Datum:Mittwoch 11 Mai 2022
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Viking DHC-6 Twin Otter 400
Fluggesellschaft:Caverton Helicopters (Cameroun) Ltd.
Kennzeichen: TJ-TIM
Werknummer: 934
Baujahr: 2015
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 11 / Insassen: 11
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Nanga Eboko (   Kamerun)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Yaoundé-Nsimalen International Airport (NSI/FKYS), Kamerun
Flug nach:Dompta Airstrip, Kamerun
A DHC-6 Twin Otter 400 crashed in a forest near Nanga Eboko, Cameroon. The aircraft was carrying Cameroon Oil Transportation Company (COTCO) personnel to Dompta.

Preliminary reports state that the aircraft departed Yaoundé-Nsimalen Airport at 12:46 hours on a flight to Dompta and Belabo. The flight was expected to arrive at Dompta at 14:34.



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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
3 November 2015 C-GLVA Viking Air registered
8 October 2017 C-GLVA Caverton delivered
10 October 2017 TJ-TIM Caverton registered

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Yaoundé-Nsimalen International Airport to Dompta Airstrip as the crow flies is 554 km (346 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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