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Accident
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:zaterdag 18 januari 2014
Tijd:ca 11:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Trans Guyana Airways
Registratie: 8R-GHS
Constructienummer: 208B-0830
Bouwjaar: 2000
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:4,3 km (2.7 mijl) SSW of Olive Creek (   Guyana)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Olive Creek Airport (SYOC), Guyana
Vliegveld van aankomst:Imbaimadai Airport (IMB/SYIB), Guyana
Vluchtnummer: 700
Beschrijving:
The aircraft, a Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, Trans Guyana Airways Flight 700, on a shuttle operation between Olive Creek and Imbaimadai airstrip, impacted wooded terrain in the Mazaruni area. The airplane was destroyed. The pilot and cargo handler suffered fatal injuries. The aircraft took off from Olive Creek at 10:54, carrying fuel and other supplies for gold mining operations.

According to a Guyana CAA investigation, the Cessna Caravan 'experienced critical engine failure'.

Bronnen:
» Stabroek News 18-1-2014
» CND 19-1-2014
» Stabroek News 20-1-2014
» AP, 19 Jan 2015


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Kaart
Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Olive Creek Airport en Imbaimadai Airport bedraagt 58 km (37 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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