Date & Time: Apr 1, 2000 at 0800 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208A Caravan
Estancia Las Cruces - San Fernando
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Aircraft flight hours:
After takeoff from Estancia Las Cruces Airport, while climbing in foggy conditions, the aircraft lost height and impacted ground in a wooded area located about 3 km from the airfield. The aircraft was destroyed and the pilot, sole on board, was killed.
The aircraft impacted ground after takeoff while in instrument conditions. The pilot was not qualified nor trained for this type of flight.