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Last updated: 26 October 2016
Datum:Samstag 20 März 2004
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Tropic Air
Kennzeichen: V3-HGB
Werknummer: 208B-0871
Baujahr: 2000
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:3 km (1.9 Meilen) E vom Land entfernt von Punta Gorda (   Belize)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Punta Gorda Airport (PND), Belize
Flug nach:Placencia Airport (PLJ), Belize
Some five minutes after departure from Punta Gorda Airport (PND), while at 1500 feet, the engine lost power. The pilot carried out a ditching.



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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 Punta Gorda Airport to Placencia Airport as the crow flies is 68 km (42 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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