Narrative:An emergency landing was carried out on a small active road in the Arraiján district after an apparent engine failure. The airplane struck a tree, sustaining substantial damage.
|Status:||Preliminary - official|
|Date:||Monday 16 August 2004|
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
|C/n / msn:|| 208B-0613|
|First flight:|| 1997|
|Engines:|| 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||ca. 9 km W of Panama-Albrook Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport (BLB) (Panama)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Panama City Albrook-Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport (BLB/MPLB), Panama|
|Destination airport:||Chitré Airport (CTD), Panama|
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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
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Distance from Panama City Albrook-Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport to Chitré Airport as the crow flies is 144 km (90 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.