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Accident
Last updated: 11 December 2017
Status:Voorlopig
Datum:donderdag 4 december 2014
Tijd:14:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Tropic Air
Registratie: V3-HHU
Constructienummer: 208B-2025
Bouwjaar: 2008
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Groot
Plaats:Belize City Municipal Airport (TZA) (   Belize)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:San Pedro Airport (SPR), Belize
Vliegveld van aankomst:Belize City Municipal Airport (TZA), Belize
Vluchtnummer:PM281
Beschrijving:
A Tropic Air Cessna 208 Caravan operating as Flight 281 experienced a runway overrun upon landing at the Belize City Municipal Airport (TZA) in Belize City and came to rest in the waters of the Gulf of Mexico. The right hand main gear collapsed as it ran into the water, causing the airplane to swing 180 degrees.
The airplane sustained substantial damage and the six occupants onboard were not injured. Weather may have been a factor in the accident.

The airplane had been delivered on November 19, 2014 after having been repaired by Aircraft Structures International Corp. following an accident in India. In May 2011the aircraft, then registered VT-NES, suffered a runway excursion accident and fell into a ravine.

Bronnen:
» Civil Aviation Department defends record after plane crash
» Channel 5 Belize


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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 San Pedro Airport en Belize City Municipal Airport bedraagt 51 km (32 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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