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Last updated: 6 December 2019
Datum:Dienstag 6 August 2019
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Tropical Air
Kennzeichen: 5H-NOW
Werknummer: 208B2209
Baujahr: 2010
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 9
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Mafia Airport (MFA) (   Tansania)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Mafia Airport (MFA/HTMA), Tansania
Flug nach:Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere International Airport (DAR/HTDA), Tansania
The plane crashed upon takeoff under unknown circumstances and caught fire. All nine passengers survived the crash, six were taken to a hospital. The aircraft was completely destroyed.



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Distance from Mafia Airport to Dar es Salaam Julius Nyerere International Airport as the crow flies is 126 km (79 miles).

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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