Date & Time: Dec 26, 1999
Type of aircraft:
Pilatus PC-6 (Porter & Turbo Porter)
Skydiving / Paratroopers
Cumiana - Cumiana
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The single engine aircraft was completing a local skydiving flight on behalf of the Skydiving Club of Cumiana. In flight, the aircraft encountered atmospheric turbulences when a wing detached. The aircraft entered an uncontrolled descent and crashed in a field. Two occupants were killed and two others were injured. The aircraft was destroyed.
A wing separated in flight and the aircraft broke in two following severe turbulences.