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Last updated: 2 April 2020
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 24 octubre 2014
Hora:16:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operador:FlyWet
Registración: XA-WET
Numéro de série: 20800294
Año de Construcción: 1998
Horas Totales de la Célula:1760
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-42A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Laguna de Tres Palos (   México)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Acapulco-Alvarez International Airport (ACA/MMAA), México
Descripción:
A float-equipped Cessna 208 Caravan I crashed during takeoff from a lagoon (Laguna de Tres Palos). The aircraft began to oscillate when accelerating through a speed of 45 knots. The pilot aborted the takeoff. At that moment the right hand wing impacted the water. It broke off and the aircraft flipped over, coming to rest inverted.

Probable Cause:

Causa probable: "Pérdida de control de la aeronave XA-WET durante la carrera de despegue sobre superficie acuosa debido a presencia de viento cruzado."

Factores contribuyentes:
1. Variación súbita del viento.

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CIDAIA Mexico
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 7 months
Accident number: ACC/DT/AF/A/040/2014 MMAA
Download report: Final report


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