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Last updated: 22 April 2019
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Tuesday 17 October 2017
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: 20800510
First flight: 2009
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rio Negro, Parque Nacional de Anavilhanas, AM (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brazil
Destination airport:?
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.

» Avião do Greenpeace cai no Rio Negro com cinco passageiros a bordo (, 17 Oct 2017)
» CENIPA preliminary information


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