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Last updated: 12 November 2019
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 1 July 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:TAM - Táxi Aéreo Marília
Registration: PT-MEE
C/n / msn: 208B0344
First flight: 1993
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:near Divinópolis, PA (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Itaituba Airport, PA (ITB/SBIH), Brazil
Narrative:
The Cessna Grand Caravan was carrying mail when the crew were forced to carry out an emergency landing. The airplane touched down on the Santarém-Cuiabá Highway (BR-163) but the pilot steered the plane into bushes when noticing traffic ahead. The airplane sustained substantial damage.

Sources:
» dartevasques.blogspot.com (6-7-2008)


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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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