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Accident description
Last updated: 20 August 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 23 July 2011
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:South African Air Force - SAAF
Registration: 3009
C/n / msn: 208-00135
First flight: 1989
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Kei Mouth, Eastern Cape (   South Africa)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Caravan I landed down-slope and flipped over.
It is believed that the Cessna Caravan aircraft was participating in Operation Winter Solstice, an air force air defence exercise.

Sources:
» saairforce.co.za
» Crew safe after airforce plane crashes (saairforce.co.za, 23-7-2011)


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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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