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Last updated: 23 March 2019
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Tuesday 22 May 2018
Time:09:50
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Amazonaves Táxi Aéreo
Registration: PT-FLW
C/n / msn: 208B0451
First flight: 1995
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Manaus-Aeroclube de Flores Airport, AM (   Brazil)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brazil
Destination airport:Manaus-Aeroclube de Flores Airport, AM (SWFN), Brazil
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan was consumed by fire after it crashed while on approach to runway 11 at Manaus-Aeroclube de Flores Airport, Brazil. The aircraft had suffered a loss of engine power on approach.
The pilot survived the accident.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: 201805230117386

Sources:
» CENIPA Preliminary report
» d.emtempo.com.br
» acritica.com


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Distance from Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM to Manaus-Aeroclube de Flores Airport, AM as the crow flies is 5 km (3 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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