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Accident description
Last updated: 26 August 2016
Date:Saturday 25 June 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47
Operator:Lineas Aéreas Costarricenses - LACSA
Registration: TI-1023
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:San José (   Costa Rica)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San José-La Sabana Airport, Costa Rica
Destination airport:Los Chiles Airport (LSL/MRLC), Costa Rica
The C-47 crashed into a coffee plantation soon after takeoff.

» La Nacion - Jun 26, 1960


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Distance from San José-La Sabana Airport to Los Chiles Airport as the crow flies is 138 km (86 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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