Narrative:Four passengers hijacked the Caravan and forced to land at a remote airstrip near Turbo, Colombia. The hijackers disembarked at Turbo.
|Status:||- (No safety board investigation)|
|Date:||Thursday 5 December 2013|
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
|Operator:||Aero Taxi Internacional|
|C/n / msn:|| 208B-0274|
|First flight:|| |
|Engines:|| 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||near Turbo (Colombia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Panama City-Paitilla Airport (PAC/MPMG), Panama|
|Destination airport:||El Porvenir Airport (PVE/MPVR), Panama|
The airplane (208B-0274) was cancelled from the Panamanian register in 1992 and has not appeared since.
» Criminal Acts Against Civil Aviation 1992 / U.S. Department of Tranport, FAA, Office of Civil Aviation Security
» Scramble 264
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 Panama City-Paitilla Airport to El Porvenir Airport as the crow flies is 90 km (56 miles).
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.