Narrative:The Cessna Caravan made a forced landing near Sources Puantes and overturned. Initial press reports indicate that the engine failed.
|Date:||11 SEP 2007|
|Type:||Cessna 208B Grand Caravan|
|C/n / msn:|| 208B-0748|
|First flight:|| 1999|
|Engines:|| 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9 |
|Airplane damage:|| Destroyed|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||10 km (6.3 mls) N of Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP) (Haiti)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti|
|Destination airport:||Cap Haitien Airport (CAP/MTCH), Haiti|
» Caribintair: deuxième accident en 15 jours (Le Nouvelliste 11-9-2007)
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Follow-up / safety actions
This was the second forced landing of a Cessna Caravan of Caribintair in two weeks. The Office National de l'Aviation Civile (OFNAC) immediately suspended the Air Operator Certificate of the airline until further notice.
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 Port-au-Prince Airport to Cap Haitien Airport as the crow flies is 128 km (80 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.