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Last updated: 24 September 2018
Estado:Preliminar - Oficial
Fecha:miércoles 11 noviembre 2015
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:SarTec Corp.
Registración: N617ST
Numéro de série: 208B1044
Año de Construcción: 2004
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 1
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 9
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Considerable
Ubicación:Grand Forks Airport, ND (GFK) (   Estados Unidos de América)
Fase: En Espera (STD)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Minneapolis-Flying Cloud Airport, MN (FCM/KFCM), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Grand Forks Airport, ND (GFK/KGFK), Estados Unidos de América
The Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, N617ST, tipped back and the tail struck the pavement while parked at the ramp at Grand Forks International Airport (KGFK), North Dakota. The pilot and nine passengers on board were not injured. The airplane was substantially damaged.
Preliminary information indicates the airplane had landed and had taxied to the ramp. The pilot got out of the airplane was trying to position the tail stand. The airplane tipped back and struck the pavement with its tail, damaging two rear bulkheads and three stringers.



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Distance from Minneapolis-Flying Cloud Airport, MN to Grand Forks Airport, ND as the crow flies is 446 km (279 miles).

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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