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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 176615
Last updated: 14 September 2021
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Date:23-JUL-1997
Time:07:24
Type:Silhouette image of generic C207 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 207A
Owner/operator:Tropic Air
Registration: V3-HFD
MSN: 20700676
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Belize City -   Belize
Phase: En route
Nature:Ferry/positioning
Departure airport:Belize City-Philip S.W. Goldson International Airport (BZE/MZBZ)
Destination airport:Belize City Municipal Airport (TZA)
Narrative:
The plane crashed into the Belama Extension Phase 2 housing development just off the Northern Highway near the Best Western Biltmore Hotel of Belize City.
The pilot died in the crash. There were no other fatalities.

PROBABLE CAUSE: There Is no evidence which permits the investigation to determine with certainty the actual cause of the accident. It is considered a reasonable deduction that the probable cause of the accident was:
a. The aircraft became uncontrollable after hitting high voltage transmission lines due to the aircraft being flown at a low
altitude.

Sources:

http://www.belizeforum.com/belize/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=194114&page=2

Accident investigation:
cover
  
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 11 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Jun-2015 14:04 gerard57 Added
12-Apr-2020 09:42 harro Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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