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Crash of a Cessna 207 Stationair 7 in Cayenne

Date & Time: Jan 25, 2019 at 1445 LT
Operator:
Registration:
F-OSIA
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cayenne - Cayenne
MSN:
207-0042
YOM:
1969
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After takeoff from Cayenne-Rochambeau-Félix Eboué Airport, the single engine airplane encountered difficulties to gain height. It struck trees, stalled and crashed upside down. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot, sole on board, was seriously injured. A fire was quickly extinguished. The airplane was operated by Société de Location Air Frégate (SLAF) / Siage.

Crash of a Gippsland GA-8 Airvan in Cayenne

Date & Time: Jan 6, 2014 at 1508 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
F-ORPH
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Cayenne – Maripasoula
MSN:
GA8-04-050
YOM:
2004
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Immediately after take off, while climbing, the pilot encountered engine problem and was able to land right away. Several controls were made with a mechanic and it was decided to make a second test flight. Three minutes after take off, the engine lost power. The pilot was able to send a mayday message and attempted to make an emergency landing in the bush. On touchdown, the aircraft lost its undercarriage and the engine was sheared off. The fuselage was bent as well. While the pilot was slightly injured, the mechanic was seriously injured.
Probable cause:
Loss of power on engine.

Crash of a Sud-Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10B3 in Cayenne

Date & Time: May 6, 1993
Registration:
HK-3835X
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
182
YOM:
1964
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was completing a delivery flight to Colombia. On final approach to Cayenne-Rochambeau-Félix Eboué Airport, at a height of about 9 metres, the aircraft entered a high sink rate and landed hard nose first. Upon touchdown, the nose gear collapsed and the aircraft slid for few dozen metres before coming to rest. All four occupants escaped uninjured and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Piper PA-31-310 Navajo in Cayenne: 4 killed

Date & Time: Apr 13, 1969
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
F-OBZS
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
MSN:
31-78
YOM:
1968
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Shortly after a night takeoff from Cayenne-Rochambeau Airport, the twin engine aircraft struck trees and crashed, killing all four occupants.