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Accident
Last updated: 18 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:viernes 6 julio 2001
Hora:19:00 EDT
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Maxfly Aviation
Registración: N812MA
Numéro de série: 208B-0553
Año de Construcción: 1996
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:32 km (20 milles) E de la costa de Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA (   Océano Atlántico)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO/MYGF), Bahamas
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL (FLL/KFLL), Estados Unidos de América
Descripción:
While cruising at 6500 feet the engine lost power and came to a "screeching halt". The propeller stopped and feathered. All attempts by the pilot to restore the engine power failed. Approximately 13.5 minutes after the loss of engine power, procedures to ditch the airplane were followed and the airplane collided with the water 20 miles east off Ft. Lauderdale and sank in 3,000 feet (920 m) of water. No attempts to recover the airplane will be made.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The undetermined malfunction of the propeller system."

Fuentes:
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Distance from Freeport-Grand Bahama International Airport to Fort Lauderdale International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 154 km (96 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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