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Accident description
Last updated: 10 December 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 26 August 2014
Time:ca 11:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Ejército Nacional de Colombia
Registration: EJC-1137
C/n / msn: 208B-2407
First flight: 2012
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:near Mercaderes, Cauca (   Colombia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Cali Airport (CLO/SKCL), Colombia
Destination airport:Tumaco-La Florida Airport (TCO/SKCO), Colombia
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan aircraft of the Colombian Army was damaged in a forced landing near Mercaderes, Colombia.
The airplane was en route between Cali and Tumaco in Colombia when the PT6A engine lost power. A forced landing was carried out in a field. The Cessna came to rest against a bush with damage to the propeller and left hand main undercarriage.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Ejército Nacional de Colombia


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Distance from Cali Airport to Tumaco-La Florida Airport as the crow flies is 324 km (203 miles).

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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