ASN Aircraft accident Cessna 208B Grand Caravan 5Y-BOP Pieri Airstrip
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Date:Sunday 26 August 2018
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Bush Air Safaris
Registration: 5Y-BOP
MSN: 208B0642
First flight: 1997
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Pieri Airstrip (   South Sudan)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Pieri Airstrip, South Sudan
Destination airport:?
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan sustained substantial damage after colliding with a cow on takeoff from Pieri Airstrip in South Sudan.
The nose section was crushed and the nose landing gear collapsed.

The aircraft, 5Y-BOP, had been involved in a wildlife strike incident seven years earlier when it hit an antelope on landing.


Runway excursion (veer-off)

» 5Y-BOP incident 8 Sept. 2011; hit antelope on landing


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