Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan I near Oksibil: 1 killed

Date & Time: Apr 12, 2017 at 1245 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 208 Caravan (29729)">
Operator: Spirit Avia Sentosa (40218)">
Registration:
PK-FSO
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Tanahmerah – Oksibil
Country: Indonesia (13316)">
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The pilot was performing a cargo flight from Tanahmerah to Oksibil and the single aircraft was carrying a load of various goods for a total weight of 1,225 kilos. After passing Oksibil, the aircraft continued to the north at an altitude of 7,100 feet and collided with the south slope of Mt Botak located about 10 km north of Oksibil. The wreckage was found in a dense wooded area and the pilot was killed.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan I near Langebaanweg AFB

Date & Time: Mar 3, 2016
Type of aircraft: Cessna 208 Caravan (29729)">
Operator: South African Air Force (32312)">
Registration:
3004
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Langebaanweg - Langebaanweg
MSN:
208-0130
YOM:
1988
Country: South Africa (13395)">
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed upside down in a field located near the Langebaanweg AFB while practicing a night training exercise. The aircraft was destroyed and both pilots were injured.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan I in Whitsunday Island

Date & Time: Jan 28, 2016 at 1530 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 208 Caravan (29729)">
Operator: Hamilton Island Air (39914)">
Registration:
VH-WTY
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Hamilton Island - Whitsunday Island
MSN:
208-0522
YOM:
2010
Country: Australia (13409)">
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The single engine float equipped aircraft left the harbor of Hamilton Island on a local flight to the neighboring island of Whitsunday with a pilot and 10 tourists on board. The approach to the Chance Bay was tricky with rough sea. Upon landing, the seaplane bounced several times and then continued over the beach. It eventually went into a wooded area, cut several trees and came to rest in a forest. Six occupants were injured while five others were unhurt. The aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Cessna 208B Caravan I in Mandeng

Date & Time: May 19, 2015
Type of aircraft: Cessna 208 Caravan (29729)">
Operator: Airworks (36504)">
Registration:
5Y-NKV
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Juba - Mandeng
MSN:
208-0387
YOM:
1994
Country: South Sudan (13407)">
Region:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On landing at Mandeng Airfield, the single engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances. All landing gears were sheared off as well as the right wing. The left wing was bent and there were no casualties. The exact circumstances remains unknown.
Source: ASN
Photos available on http://aviation-safety.net/database/record.php?id=20150519-0

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan I Near Lydenburg: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 17, 2014 at 1030 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 208 Caravan (29729)">
Operator: South African Air Force (32312)">
Registration:
3006
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Sabi Sabi - Lydenburg
MSN:
208-00136
YOM:
1988
Location: Lydenburg (22482)"> Mpumalanga (15334)">
Country: South Africa (13395)">
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft and its crew were performing a training flight from Sabi Sabi to Lydenburg on behalf of the 41st Squadron. En route, and in unknown circumstances, the aircraft crashed near the Long Tom Pass, in the region of Lydenburg. Two passengers were rescued while all three other occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan I in N'Gaoundéré: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jun 10, 2013 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 208 Caravan (29729)">
Operator: CotonTchad (37263)">
Registration:
TT-BAU
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Moundou - Douala
MSN:
208-0045
YOM:
1985
Location: N'Gaoundéré (23637)"> Adamaoua (13502)">
Country: Cameroon (13375)">
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
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.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Yola

Date & Time: Oct 25, 2012 at 1930 LT
Type of aircraft: Cessna 208 Caravan (29729)">
Registration:
5N-BMJ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Jalingo-Yola
MSN:
208-2098
YOM:
2009
Location: Yola (28189)"> Adamawa (13503)">
Country: Nigeria (13376)">
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
At 1920LT, during the approach to Yola by night and in poor weather conditions, pilot informed ATC of its estimated time of arrival at 1930LT. Little later, aircraft hit tree tops and crashed in a wooded area. All six occupants, among them Danbaba Suntai, Governor of Taraba State, were injured. Aircraft was damaged beyond repair. According to Nigerian authorities, the Governor Suntai was PIC at the time of the accident.