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.
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