Caverton Helicopters Cameroon DHC-6-400 Twin Otter crashes in Cameroon; no survivors

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On 11 May, Cameroon air traffic control lost radio contact with a Caverton Helicopters Cameroon DHC-6-400 Twin Otter (registered TJ-TIM) that was operating Yaoundé (Nsimalen) – Dompta – Yaoundé (Nsimalen). The aircraft carried 11 passengers and crew members.

After the disappearance, a search-and-rescue operation started. The aircraft was found crashed in a forest, not far from Nanga Eboko.

The aircraft carried oil workers. None of the passengers survived the crash.

Further equipment has been deployed to salvage the deceased.

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  1. Yaoundé actually is Nsimalen, so the flight was NSI-DOM-NSI. The aircraft was on contract with COTCO, the Cameroun Oil Transport Company, to operate regular pipeline surveillance flights and support travel logistics for the bases in Douala, Belabo and Dompta.

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