Date & Time: Oct 14, 2011 at 1355 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Xakanaka - Pom Pom
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Few minutes after leaving Xakanaka airstrip on a taxi flight to Pom Pom Camp, in the Okavango Delta, aircraft went out of control, crashed and burned. The pilot and seven passengers were killed as four others were injured. The pilot was a Briton citizen as the seven passengers killed were four Swedish, on Briton and two French. They were taking part to a luxury safari in southwest Africa. Aircraft was totally destroyed by post impact fire.