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Accident description
Last updated: 21 August 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 24 March 2012
Time:ca 15:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:private
Registration: N208JS
C/n / msn: 208-00400
First flight: 2006
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:off Abalone Caye, Port Honduras Marine Reserve (   Belize)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
While performing a water landing on a repositioning flight, a float-equipped Cessna 208 Caravan I, N208JS, flipped inverted and sank in about 15 feet of water in Abalone Caye, about 15 miles off Punta Gorda Town, Belize.
The sole pilot on board the aircraft was not injured.

Sources:
» Photo of N208JS dismantled in a hangar
» FAA
» PlusTV Belize


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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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