NTSB Identification: ENG03RA010
Accident occurred Thursday, February 13, 2003 in Caqueta Province, Colombia
Aircraft: CESSNA 208, registration: N1116G
Injuries: 3 Minor.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On 13 February, 2003, at about 0800 central daylight time, a Cessna 208 Caravan, N1116G, operated under contract to the US State Department, crashed near Caqueta Province, Columbia after reporting an engine failure while climbing to altitude. Engine examination at the manufacturer's facility revealed that the turbine had experienced severe over temperature conditions and had partially failed.

This accident investigation is under the juristiction of the Department of Defense. Any inquires should be directed to that agency. this report is for information purpouses only and contains only information released by the Department of Defense.

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