Date: May 13, 1991
Time: 1319
Location: Grand Canyon, Airzona
Operator: Air Taxi - Air Grand Canyon Inc.
Flight #: ?
Route: Local sightseeing
AC Type: Cessna 207A
Registration: N6280H
cn / ln: 20700463
Aboard: 7   (passengers:6  crew:1)
Fatalities: 7   (passengers:6  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The airplane crashed into a wooded area about 8 minutes after takeoff. Detonation (or pre-ignition) in the number 1 cylinder, which resulted in erosion (burning) of the number 1 piston and subsequent loss of engine power. A factor related to the accident was: the lack of suitable terrain for an emergency landing.

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