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Last updated: 19 May 2019
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Date:Wednesday 30 May 2018
Time:ca 07:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Asure Air
Registration: 5Y-ETY
C/n / msn: 208B0497
First flight: 1996
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:4 km (2.5 mls) from Obo-AIM Airfield (   Central African Republic)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Obo-AIM Airfield, Central African Republic
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan force landed in a field, shortly after takeoff from Obo-AIM Airfield, Central African Republic. The five occupants were not injured. The aircraft sustained damage to the propeller and nose landing gear.
The aircraft had reportedly delivered food to UN MINUSCA troops at Obo.

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» rjdh.org


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