Date & Time: Nov 15, 2006 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Casa 212 Aviocar
Operator:
Registration:
AMP-114
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Mexico
Crew on board:
7
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

The crew left Cancun for a routine maritime patrol flight over the Gulf of Mexico. After 5 hours of flight, while approaching mexican coast, the crew informed ATC that an engine stopped. Few seconds later, the second engine stopped also. Pilots decided to ditch the aircraft 3,5 km off Progreso, 40 km north of Mérida. All occupants escaped uninjured but the aircraft sunk.