Date & Time: Jun 10, 2013 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
CotonTchad
Registration:
TT-BAU
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Moundou - Douala
MSN:
208-0045
YOM:
1985
Country:
Cameroon
Region:
Africa
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Single engine aircraft was on its way from Moundou (Chad) to Douala (Cameroon) with three passengers and two crew for CotonTchad, the Chadian National Coton Company (Société Cotonnière du Tchad). En route, crew informed ATC about engine problems and diverted to N'Gaoundéré Airport. On final approach, aircraft stalled and crashed in a marshy field short of runway. All five occupants were injured, both crew seriously. Few hours later, captain died from his injuries. Aircraft was destroyed.