Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 1 February 1988
Type:CASA C-212 Aviocar 200
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Panameña - FAP
Registration: FAP-215
C/n / msn: 237
First flight: 1982-03-16 (5 years 11 months)
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 14
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:within Darién Province (   Panama) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Panama City-Omar Torrijos International Airport (PTY/MPTO), Panama
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Struck a mountain near the Colombian border. The airplane was en route to an airport in the Darién Province of Panama. The wreckage was found after about two weeks.

Sources:
» LA DESAPARICIÓN DEL CASA 212 FAP Nº 215


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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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