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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 139396
Last updated: 5 December 2019
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Date:22-JAN-1956
Time:afternoon
Type:Silhouette image of generic P51 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American P-51D Mustang
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Costarricense
Registration: 3
C/n / msn: 124-48139
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:El Coco Airport -   Costa Rica
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:El Coco Airport
Destination airport:El Coco Airport
Narrative:
Crashed when the pilot, Capt Amado Conejo Solís, misjudged his altitude as he landed.

Sources:

Central American and Caribbean Air Forces / by Dan Hagedorn
La Nacion 24 January 1956, p1+10


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
21-Oct-2011 13:34 harro Added
06-Aug-2015 19:57 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Operator, Other fatalities]
26-Nov-2016 18:13 TB Updated [Time, Phase, Source, Narrative]

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