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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 121214
Last updated: 16 February 2020
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Date:20-OCT-1997
Time:c. 13:50 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C206 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 206
Owner/operator:La Costena SA
Registration: YN-BVP
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Ciudad Quesada -   Costa Rica
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Managua
Destination airport:San Josť
Narrative:
Whilst en route from Managua to San Jose, the pilot is said to have reported 'engine problems'. The aircraft subsequently crashed in a remote area and was destroyed. All six person on board (pilot and five swedish passengers) were killed. Crashed into cerro Platanar, near Zarcero.

Sources:

1. https://www.flightglobal.com/FlightPDFArchive/1998/1998%20-%201454.PDF
2. https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.404113456336175.97261.214479505299572&type=3
3. http://wvw.nacion.com/ln_ee/1997/octubre/21/english5.html
Hamburger Abendblatt 22 October 1997


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
20-Mar-2011 12:13 harro Added
28-Oct-2015 07:40 Anon. Updated [Destination airport]
20-Jan-2016 11:03 Pameldo Updated [Destination airport, Narrative]
24-Jun-2016 21:03 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Aug-2017 20:12 TB Updated [Time, Location, Source, Narrative]
07-Mar-2018 18:47 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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