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Accident description
Last updated: 29 June 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 8 June 2013
Time:15:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Super Cargomaster
Operator:Skydive Toronto
Registration: C-FZDN
C/n / msn: 208B-0171
First flight: 1989
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:0,3 km (0.2 mls) S of Cookstown Airport, ON (   Canada)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Parachuting
Departure airport:Cookstown Airport, ON, Canada
Destination airport:Cookstown Airport, ON, Canada
Narrative:
While returning to the Skydive Toronto base at Cookstown after dropping a load of skydivers the aircraft lost power. Unable to clear trees on approach, the pilot set down in a field short of the runway. The pilot suffered serious but non life threatening injuries.

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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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