Date & Time: Sep 5, 2007 at 0533 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
N702PA
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Mobile-Tampa
MSN:
208-0702
YOM:
1998
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Captain / Total flying hours:
11732
Captain / Total hours on type:
5470
Aircraft flight hours:
7844
Circumstances:

The pilot was performing a positionning flight from Mobile, Alabama, to Tampa, Florida. While overflying Florida at 11,000 feet, the pilot informed ATC about engine problem and decided to divert to Cross City airport. On approach, the aircraft hit trees and crashed in a wooded area located 8,2 miles from airport. The pilot escaped without any injuries but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.