Incident Shorts SC.7 Skyvan , 07 Apr 2022
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 281933
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Shorts SC.7 Skyvan
Owner/operator:Guyana Defence Force (GDF)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:between SYMB and SYCJ -   Guyana
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Mabaruma Airport (USI/SYMB)
Destination airport:Georgetown-Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO/SYCJ)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
A Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Skyvan suffered an engine failure but landed safely at the Cheddi JaganInternational Airport
The aircraft carried soldiers that were returning from Mabaruma when the right engine failed due to a power surge while the aircraft was flying over the Essequibo River.


Revision history:

24-Aug-2022 08:36 harro Updated [Total occupants, Location, Phase, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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