Caverton DHC6 near Nsem on May 11th 2022, missing aircraft found crashed

Last Update: May 12, 2022 / 08:12:47 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 11, 2022

Classification
Crash

Destination
Domta, Cameroon

Aircraft Registration
TJ-TIM

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

A Caverton Helicopters Cameroon de Haviiland DHC-6-400 Twin Otter on behalf of COTCO Cameroon Oil Transport Company, registration TJ-TIM performing a charter flight from Yaounde to Domta (Cameroon) with 11 people on board, had returned to Yaounde due to the weather, remained on the ground for 75 minutes, then departed again for Domta at 12:46L with an endurance of about 4.5 hours. At about 14:00L contact with the aircraft was lost, estimated arrival at Domta had been 14:34L. The aircraft did not land at any airport beyond the endurance time. The aircraft was later found crashed in a forest about 2km north of Nsem (Cameroon). The aircraft was destroyed, there were no survivors.

The aircraft was carrying oil workers.

Cameroon's Ministry of Transport confirmed the aircraft has crashed.
Incident Facts

Date of incident
May 11, 2022

Classification
Crash

Destination
Domta, Cameroon

Aircraft Registration
TJ-TIM

ICAO Type Designator
DHC6

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