Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Date:Sunday 4 May 1947
Type:Lockheed 18-56-23 Lodestar
Operator:TACA de Costa Rica
Registration: TI-84
C/n / msn: 18-2374
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) from Nicoya Airport (NCT) (   Costa Rica) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Nicoya-Guanacaste Airport (NCT/MRNC), Costa Rica
Destination airport:?
Crashed in flames.

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