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Accident
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:viernes 21 julio 2017
Hora:17:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operador:Tailwind Air Service
Registración: N802TW
Numéro de série: 20800300
Año de Construcción: 1999
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Lower East River, New York, NY (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:New York-Marine Air Terminal, NY (QNY), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:East Hampton Airport, NY (HTO/KHTO), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
The aircraft experienced a collapse of left float struts during takeoff attempts from New York Skyports Inc Seaplane Base, on the lower East River in New York City, New York. The floatplane came to rest with the left hand wing tip in the water. The ten occupants onboard were not injured and were rescued. The aircraft was towed to the shore.

Fuentes:
» Patch.com
» NBC New York


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Distance from New York-Marine Air Terminal, NY to East Hampton Airport, NY as the crow flies is 146 km (91 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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