Cessna 208 Caravan I – CotonTchad crash

A cessna 208 Caravan I crashed while travelling from Thad to Cameroon. The engine lost power and the crew’s attempts to restart it failed. The plane crashed while diverting to a nearby airport in Cameroon. One of the two pilots was killed by impact while the rest of the occupants were hospitalized. The plane received unrepairable damage.

Type: Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208 Caravan I
Operator: CotonTchad
Registration: TT-BAU
C/n / msn: 208-00045
First flight: 1985
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114
Crew: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers: Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total: Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Written off
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location: ca 1 km from N’Gaoundéré Airport (NGE)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature: Executive
Departure airport:  Moundou Airport (MQQ/FTTD), Chad
Destination airport:  Douala Airport, Cameroon

Source : Aviation Safety

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