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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 9 October 2009
Type:Silhouette image of generic C212 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
CASA C-212 Aviocar 200
Operating for:United Nations - UN
Leased from:Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya - FAU
Registration: FAU-531
C/n / msn: 187
First flight: 1981-07-03 (28 years 4 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:20 km (12.5 mls) W of Fonds-Verrettes (   Haiti)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Destination airport:Port-au-Prince Airport (PAP/MTPP), Haiti
Narrative:
Crashed in mountainous terrain during a border patrol mission along the Haiti/Dominican Republic border. The Aviocar was used for the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti, or MINUSTAH.

Sources:
» Fuerza Aérea Uruguaya


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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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