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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 4 April 2016
Time:07:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Two Táxi Aéreo
Registration: PR-CRF
C/n / msn: 208B-2227
First flight: 2010
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:ca 6,5 km W of Macapá Internacional Airport, AP (MCP) (   Brazil)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Macapá Internacional Airport, AP (MCP/SBMQ), Brazil
Destination airport:Monte Dourado Airport, PA (MEU/SBMD), Brazil
Narrative:
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, operated by Two Táxi Aéreo, sustained substantial damage in a forced landing shortly after takeoff from Macapá Internacional Airport, Brazil.
The aircraft suffered a loss of engine power after takeoff, forcing the pilot to request priority landing back at Macapá Airport. The flight was cleared for landing on runway 08 but the aircraft lost altitude. A forced landing was carried out in a field to the west of the airport. The nose landing gear broke off and the right hand wing tip struck the ground, causing substantial damage.

Classification:
All engine powerloss
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» G1 Globo


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Distance from Macapá Internacional Airport, AP to Monte Dourado Airport, PA as the crow flies is 199 km (124 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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