Date & Time: Apr 24, 1999
Type of aircraft:
Pilatus PC-6 (Porter & Turbo Porter)
Skydiving / Paratroopers
Haifa - Haifa
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
After takeoff from Haifa Airport, while climbing to a height of about 300 feet, the engine lost power then failed. The aircraft lost height and crashed on the top of a hill near the airport. The pilot and three skydivers were killed while six other occupants were injured.
Engine failure for unknown reasons.