ASN Aircraft accident Cessna U-27A Caravan I ARU-021 Monrovia
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Date:Friday 30 January 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U-27A Caravan I
Operator:Liberian Army Air Reconnaissance Unit
Registration: ARU-021
MSN: 20800055
First flight: 1985
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 18
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:64 km (40 mls) SE off Monrovia (   Liberia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB/GLRB), Liberia
Destination airport:Cape Palmas-A. Tubman Airport (CPA/GLCP), Liberia
The Cessna 208 was en route to Maryland County, Liberia (presumably Cape Palmas Airport) when it crashed into the sea.

» Terry Smith
» Thomas Brügge
» Miami Herald - January 31, 1987


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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 Monrovia-Roberts International Airport to Cape Palmas-A. Tubman Airport as the crow flies is 358 km (224 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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