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Accident description
Last updated: 17 November 2017
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Date:Wednesday 15 November 2017
Time:ca 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Coastal Aviation
Registration: 5H-EGG
C/n / msn: 208B-0476
First flight: 1997
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Empakaai area (   Tanzania)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Arusha Airport (ARK/HTAR), Tanzania
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan operated by Coastal Aviation, was involved in an accident in the Empakaai area in Tanzania. All occupants, ten passengers and one pilot, sustained fatal injuries.
The aircraft was en route to Serengeti with four tourists and safari camp personnel.

Sources:
» Coastal Aviation statement


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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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