Date & Time: Feb 8, 2004 at 1610 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
VH-CYC
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Training
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cairns-Cairns
MSN:
208-0108
YOM:
1986
Country:
Australia
Region:
Oceania
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
5333
Captain / Total hours on type:
211
Circumstances:
The single engine aircraft crashed into the sea between Green Island and Cairns. Both pilots were performing a training flight from Cairns and were rescued by a ship's crew. The aircraft was destroyed and sunk. Crew misused the emergency power levers.