ASN Aircraft accident Cessna 208B Grand Caravan PT-MES Porto Trombetas, PA
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Saturday 10 September 2022
Time:13:50 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Piquiatuba Táxi Aéreo
Registration: PT-MES
MSN: 208B0507
First flight: 1996
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Porto Trombetas, PA (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Oriximiná Airport, PA (ORX/SNOX), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Cessna Caravan made a forced landing following a loss of engine power. One pilot died and the other occupants were injured.
The aircraft had taken off from an airfield in the Oriximiná municipality, en route to the Ayaramã indigenous village. On board were a dentist, a dental assistant and a nurse to attend to indigenous people.

Classification:
All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» g1.globo.com
» CENIPA


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Cessna 208

  • 2800+ built
  • 271st loss
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