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.
?? Hier, un DHC-6-400 Twin Otter (fabriqué en 2015) transportant 11 personnes s'est écrasé après avoir quitté l'aéroport international de Yaoundé Nsimalen, au Cameroun. pic.twitter.com/cd2DGPT12c
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