Date & Time: Jan 18, 2014 at 1056 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Charter (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Olive Creek - Imbaimadai
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Two minutes after takeoff from Olive Creek Airport, while climbing, aircraft hit tree tops and crashed in a wooded area. SAR found the debris and both dead bodied few hours later. For undetermined reasons, aircraft was flying at a too low altitude after departure. According to Guyana Authorities, aircraft was on its way to Imbaimadai, Cuyuni-Mazaruni, to complete a gold prospect mission.