Date & Time: Jun 6, 2009 at 1300 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 303 Crusader
Operator:
Registration:
HC-BRD
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Guayaquil - Santo Domingo
MSN:
303-00084
YOM:
1981
Country:
Ecuador
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
While cruising in bad weather conditions, aircraft crashed in the mountainous region of Santa Rosa del Toachi, in Ecuador. Pilot was killed.
Probable cause:
Pilot was flying visually in IMC conditions.