Date & Time: Jul 21, 2007 at 1655 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Arekuna Camp Airstrip, while climbing to a height of about 200 feet, the engine lost power. The crew attempted an emergency landing when the aircraft collided with trees and came to rest upside down. Both pilots were injured and the aircraft was destroyed.
Engine failure for unknown reasons.