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Accident
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:sábado 20 marzo 2004
Hora:11:59
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Tropic Air
Registración: V3-HGB
Numéro de série: 208B-0871
Año de Construcción: 2000
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:3 km (1.9 milles) E de la costa de Punta Gorda (   Belice)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Ferry/Posicionado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Punta Gorda Airport (PND), Belice
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Placencia Airport (PLJ), Belice
Descripción:
Some five minutes after departure from Punta Gorda Airport (PND), while at 1500 feet, the engine lost power. The pilot carried out a ditching.

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Punta Gorda Airport to Placencia Airport as the crow flies is 68 km (42 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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