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Last updated: 22 May 2019
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Wednesday 8 December 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208A Caravan I
Operator:TAF Linhas Aéreas
Registration: PT-OHA
C/n / msn: 20800097
First flight: 1986
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Joćo Pessoa, PB (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Joćo Pessoa-Castro Pinto Airport, PB (JPA/SBJP), Brazil
Destination airport:Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF), Brazil
Narrative:
About 10 minutes after the takeoff, engine problems forced the crew to return to the airport. The crew were not able to carry out an emergency landing on the BR-101 highway and ditched the plane in trees.

Classification:

Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» DAC - Departamento de Aviaēćo Civil: Acidentes aeronįuticos ocorridos em 1999


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Distance from Joćo Pessoa-Castro Pinto Airport, PB to Recife-Guararapes International Airport, PE as the crow flies is 108 km (68 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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