Date & Time: Oct 18, 2005 at 2315 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
N978FE
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
City
Schedule:
Austin-Fort Worth
MSN:
208-0105
YOM:
1988
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
6600
Captain / Total hours on type:
2000
Aircraft flight hours:
10623
Circumstances:
While flying at 7,000 feet, the pilot informed ATC that the engine lost power. Few minutes later, while trying to divert to Georgetown airport, the aircraft hit a telephone pole and crashed into a house. The pilot was injured and the aircraft was destroyed.