Date & Time: Oct 7, 2007 at 1959 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
N430A
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Star-Shelton
MSN:
208-0415
YOM:
1995
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
10
Captain / Total flying hours:
2054
Captain / Total hours on type:
296
Aircraft flight hours:
9604
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft was flying from Star (Idaho) to Shelton (Washington) with one pilot and 9 skydivers on board, returning to their base after a meeting at Boise. While overflying Yakima region, the aircraft crashed in a wooded area located southwest of Rimrock Lake. All 10 occupants were killed.