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Last updated: 21 November 2019
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Date:xx xxx 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:Ejército del Perú
Registration: EP-859
C/n / msn: 20800254
First flight:
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:at an unknown location (   Peru)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The float-equipped Cessna 208 crashed in the Peruvian Rain Forest on a river that boarders Colombia. The pilot was trying to start the engine while floating down the river. It struck a cable holding a barge in position and flipped the aircraft over and sunk.

Sources:
» Aircraft Structures International Corp.


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