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Date:06-JAN-2010
Time:21:53 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 206 Stationair
Owner/operator:Grupo Aéreo del Ejército / GAE-44
Registration: AEE 165
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Shell, provincia de Pastaza, near Mamayak -   Ecuador
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Taisha Airport (TSC)
Destination airport:Shell Mera Airport (PTZ)
Narrative:
According to a rough translation into English of the contemporary press reports below:

"An army plane on Wednesday crashed in the jungle while performing tasks providing military units in the area, killing six soldiers, said an official statement. The incident with the Cessna 206 aircraft was in the area of Shell, in the province of Pastaza, the army said, without specifying the reasons for the accident or details of how the accident occurred.

"The Army reports that today at 16:53 (2153 GMT) the unfortunate accident with an airplane was raised," he added.
It is presumed that the aircraft crashed while attempting to land on a runway. Product of the accident killed the pilot and copilot of the plane and four military crew.

Authorities said they were conducting rescue of the bodies and that an investigating board will be integrated accident".

Sources:

1. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.ecuavisa.com/noticias-nacionales/19123-avioneta-del-ejercito-cae-en-la-amazonia-y-mueren-sus-seis-tripulantes.html]
2. http://web.archive.org/web/20110110040627/http://www.hoy.com.ec:80/noticias-ecuador/en-mamayac-cae-avioneta-y-seis-ocupantes-fallecen-386092.html
3. http://www.univision.com/contentroot/wirefeeds/world/8115500.shtml
4. https://www.eluniverso.com/2010/01/07/1/1447/seis-muertos-causo-ayer-un-accidente-avioneta-militar.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-Jan-2010 21:00 jorgetadeu7 Added
07-Jan-2010 03:39 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator]
07-Jan-2010 09:58 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator]
07-Jan-2010 13:02 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source]
18-Jul-2016 13:39 Dr.John Smith Updated [Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]

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