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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 14 June 2010
Time:ca 17:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operating for:Servicios Aéreos Milenio
Leased from:Grupo Aéreo Xiknal
Registration: XA-TWK
C/n / msn: 208B-0992
First flight: 2002
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1,5 km (0.9 mls) NW of Felipe Carrillo Puerto Airfield (   Mexico)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Felipe Carrillo Puerto Airfield, Mexico
Destination airport:Chetumal Airport (CTM/MMCM), Mexico
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, registered XA-TWK, was destroyed in an accident near Felipe Carrillo Puerto Airfield. All nine on board were killed.
The airplane crashed in the jungle immediately after takeoff. It carried members of the campaign team of the candidate for Governor of Quintana Roo coalition Avanza, Roberto Borge Angulo.
Media reports indicate that the airplane was owned by Cessna Finance and leased to Grupo Aéreo Xiknal. It was supposedly operated by Servicios Aéreos Milenio at the time of the accident.

Sources:
» Pero finalmente el infortunio enlutó a 8 familias y conmocionó a todos (Diario de Quintana Roo)
» Luto en campaña de Roberto Borge (El Universal)
» Cae avioneta donde viajaban colaboradores de Roberto Borge
» Confirman 9 muertos por avionazo en Q. Roo (El Universal 14/6/2010)
» Statement by Servicios Aéreos Milenio
» Suspenden en QR puente aéreo Cancún Chetumal (El Milenio, 19/6/2010)


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Distance from Felipe Carrillo Puerto Airfield to Chetumal Airport as the crow flies is 125 km (78 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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