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Accident description
Last updated: 21 May 2018
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 13 May 2018
Time:ca 14:40
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operating for:Irish Parachute Club
Leased from:Parachuting Caravan Leasing
Registration: G-KNYS
C/n / msn: 208B-1146
First flight: 2005
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) NW of Clonbullogue Aerodrome (   Ireland)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Parachuting
Departure airport:Clonbullogue Aerodrome (EICL), Ireland
Destination airport:Clonbullogue Aerodrome (EICL), Ireland
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted bog and woodland terrain subsequent to a successful skydiving jump by 16 of the occupants onboard. The airplane sustained unreported damage and the two remaining occupants onboard received fatal injuries.
The Cessna 208B Grand Caravan had departed Clonbullogue Aerodrome in Ireland about 14:13 hours local time. The skydivers were dropped at 14:32 an altitude of about 13,000 feet overhead the airfield.

Sources:
» RTE
» Flightradar24


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photo of Cessna 208B Grand Caravan N208AY
N208AY was re-registered G-KNYS on 5 December 2017
photo of Cessna 208B Grand Caravan N208AY
N208AY was re-registered G-KNYS on 5 December 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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