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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Datum:maandag 21 oktober 2013
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Mokulele Airlines
Registratie: N861MA
Constructienummer: 208B0825
Bouwjaar: 2000
Aantal vlieguren:11828
Motoren: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 10
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Piilani Highway, Kihei, Maui (   Verenigde Staten)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Kahului Airport, HI (OGG/PHOG), Verenigde Staten
Vliegveld van aankomst:Waimea-Kohala Airport, HI (MUE/PHMU), Verenigde Staten
A Cessna 208B Grand Caravan, N861MA, sustained substantial damage during an emergency landing, about 13 miles (21 km) south of the Kahului Airport (OGG), Hawaii. Both pilots and the eight passengers were not injured. The scheduled domestic flight originated at about 18:30, from Kahukui with a planned destination of Waimea-Kohala Airport (MUE), Hawaii.
According to the flight crew, during climb out, at about 8500 feet, mean sea level, a loud bang was heard followed by a loss of engine power. The flight crew turned the airplane and proceeded back towards the island of Maui, about 9 miles (14,5 km) south of their position. Emergency checklists were accomplished and the pilots elected to perform an emergency landing on the Piilani highway (state route 31). During the landing roll out, the airplane struck two highway traffic signs that caused substantial damage to the wing.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Improper maintenance that resulted in contamination of the engine's compressor turbine disc and blade assembly by glass bead remnants, which resulted in a blade failure."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years
Accident number: WPR14FA024
Download report: Summary report



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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 Kahului Airport, HI en Waimea-Kohala Airport, HI bedraagt 127 km (79 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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