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Accident description
Last updated: 17 November 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 17 October 2017
Time:10:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator:Greenpeace Brasil
Registration: PR-MPE
C/n / msn: 208-00510
First flight: 2009
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rio Negro, Parque Nacional de Anavilhanas, AM (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Survey/research
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A float-equipped Cessna 208 Caravan I, operated by Greenpeace Brazil, suffered an accident while attempting to land on the Rio Negro river in the Anavilhanas National Park near Manaus in Brazil. The aircraft came to rest inverted in the water.
One of the passengers sustained fatal injuries.

Sources:
» greenpeace.org
» Avião do Greenpeace cai no Rio Negro com cinco passageiros a bordo (acritica.com, 17 Oct 2017)


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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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