- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: September 28, 1998
Time: 13:30
Location: Praia, Cape Verde
Operator: Cabo Verde Airlines
Flight #: ?
Route: Sao Nicolau - Praia
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Registration: D4-CAX
cn / ln: 550
Aboard: 22   (passengers:20  crew:2)
Fatalities: 1   (passengers:1  crew:0)
Ground: 0
Summary: The aircraft crashed to the ground while making a final turn for landing in low clouds, reduced visibility and strong, rapidly veering wind conditions associated with the approach of a severe thunderstorm.
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