Date & Time: Sep 7, 2008 at 0940 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
V3-HFQ
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Belize City-Belize City
MSN:
208-0575
YOM:
1996
Country:
Belize
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The aircraft was performing a flight from Belize City-Municipal airport to Belize City-Philip S.W. Goldson International airport with 4 US citizens and one pilot on board. En route, engine failed and the pilot tried to make an emergency landing on a beach. Eventually, the aircraft came to rest in 2 feet of water, broken in two pieces. All five occupants were injured.