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Crash of a Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter in Breu: 1killed

Date & Time: Oct 29, 2023 at 1100 LT
Operator:
Registration:
OB-1600
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Pucallpa – Breu
MSN:
789
YOM:
1977
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Pucallpa-Captain David Abensur Rengifo Airport around 1000LT on a cargo flight to Breu with two pilots on board. On approach to Breu-Tipishsa Airport, the airplane crashed in unknown circumstances in a wooded area located about 4 km northwest of Breu. The captain was killed and the copilot was injured.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter off Heraklion: 1 killed

Date & Time: Dec 15, 2022 at 0952 LT
Operator:
Registration:
PK-SNF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Buochs - Maribor - Podgorica - Heraklion - Hurghada
MSN:
1019
YOM:
2022
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
The single engine airplane departed Buochs Airport on December 12 on a delivery flight to its new owner, Smart Cakrawala Aviation based in Indonesia. The crew made a stop in Maribor and Podgorica then continued to Heraklion. On December 15, shortly after takeoff from Heraklion-Nikos Kazantzakis Airport runway 09, en route to Hurghada, the airplane climbed to an altitude of 1,400 feet when the pilot reported problems and declared an emergency. After completing a right turn to return to the airport, the airplane lost height and speed then stalled and crashed into the sea off Karteros. The pilot aged 26 was slightly injured while the passenger, an Indonesian citizen aged 68, died shortly later. The airplane floated for a while then sank. Named 'Franz', the airplane was the last PC-6 built by the Swiss manufacturer.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter in Johannesburg: 5 killed

Date & Time: Aug 30, 2022 at 1400 LT
Operator:
Registration:
ZS-NIT
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Johannesburg - Johannesburg
MSN:
896
YOM:
1993
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Crashed shortly after liftoff from Johannesburg-Rand Airport. All five passengers were killed and the pilot was injured.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-6/C-H2 Turbo Porter in Maturín

Date & Time: Aug 21, 2021 at 1645 LT
Registration:
YV1912
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Maturín – Higuerote
MSN:
2048
YOM:
1971
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Maturín-José Tadeo Monagas Airport, while in initial climb, the engine apparently failed. The aircraft lost height, collided with trees and came to rest against a concrete wall. The pilot was seriously injured.

Crash of a Pilatus PC-6/B2-H4 Turbo Porter in Ravenna: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 14, 2021 at 1140 LT
Operator:
Registration:
I-HSKC
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Ravenna - Ravenna
MSN:
779
YOM:
1977
Country:
Region:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew departed Ravenna-La Spreta Airport in the morning on a local training flight consisting of a licence renewal for one of the pilots. En route, in unclear circumstances, the single engine aircraft went out of control and crashed at the bottom of a building located about 1,400 metres south of the airfield. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and both occupants were killed.