On October 10, 2002, at 1700 universal coordinated time, a Cessna 172M, PZ-NAI, was substantially damaged during a forced landing after it experienced a loss of engine power near Belwaarde, Suriname. The student pilot was fatally injured. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.

The student pilot had accumulated about 35 hours of total flight experience, which included about 5 hours in make and model.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Vliegveld Zorg en Hoop
P.O. Box 12587

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by the Suriname government.

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