Date & Time: Jun 10, 2013 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208A Caravan
Landing (descent or approach)
Moundou - Douala
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The single engine aircraft departed Moundou (Chad) on a flight to Douala, Cameroon, carrying three passengers and two pilots on behalf of CotonTchad, the Chadian National Coton Company (Société Cotonnière du Tchad). En route, the crew informed ATC about engine problems and elected to divert to N'Gaoundéré Airport. On final approach, the aircraft stalled and crashed in a marshy field located near the airport. All five occupants were injured, both crew seriously. Few hours later, the captain died from his injuries. The aircraft was destroyed.
Engine trouble for unknown reasons.