A light Brazilian-registered aircraft on Thursday morning made an emergency landing at the Eugene F. Correia International Airport, Ogle. The single engine turboprop aircraft departed Macapa, Brazil (SBMQ) and was enroute to Anguilla (TQPF) when it developed technical problems and diverted to Ogle.
The 2014 manufactured Pilatus PC12 aircraft bearing registeration markings PP-DPC, landed Ogle at 9:38 am local time with two occupants on board.
The Pilatus PC-12 is a single-engine turboprop passenger and cargo aircraft manufactured by Pilatus Aircraft of Stans, Switzerland, since 1991. The main market for the aircraft is corporate transport and regional airliner operators. When configured for corporate transport, it carries 4 passengers.
- Cruise speed: 528 km/h (328 mph, 285 kn)
- Range: 3,417 km (2,123 mi, 1,845 nmi)
- Service ceiling: 9,144 m (30,000 ft)
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