On March 17, 1995, a Cessna T337G, N6CY, registered to M C Serv, of Arlington, Texas, struck a hill after takeoff from Portimao, Portugal. The airplane was destroyed and the two occupants were fatally injured.

According to the notification received from the US State Department, the landing gear struck a hill shortly after takeoff and the airplane flipped over on its back.

According to a news dispatch from Reuters, Ltd, the two occupants were fatally injured when the airplane impacted into a river.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Portugal. Any further information pertaining to this accident should be obtained from them.

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the US State Department and reported by Reuters Ltd.

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