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Last updated: 26 August 2016
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 30 enero 1987
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna U-27A Caravan I
Operador:Liberian Army Air Reconnaissance Unit
Registración: ARU-021
Numéro de série: 208-00055
Año de Construcción: 1985
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Tripulación:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:64 km (40 milles) SE de la costa de Monrovia (   Liberia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Militar
Aeropuerto de Salida:Monrovia-Roberts International Airport (ROB/GLRB), Liberia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Cape Palmas-A. Tubman Airport (CPA/GLCP), Liberia
Descripción:
The Cessna 208 was en route to Maryland County, Liberia (presumably Cape Palmas Airport) when it crashed into the sea.

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


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

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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