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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 194353
Last updated: 6 June 2020
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Date:23-JUL-1985
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 500
Owner/operator:private
Registration: HP-3WE
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Pital de San Carlos -   Costa Rica
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Damaged in forced landing near Nicaraguan border (hacienda Quebrada Grande, near Laguna de Maquenque**) and abandoned. Chief of "Contras" Edén Pastora. As "TIP-3WE" in press report.

Sources:

El Tiempo 25 July 1985, p10A/27 July 1985, p10A
La Nación 23 April 1987, p10A**


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Mar-2017 08:55 TB Added
22-Mar-2017 20:16 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
03-Oct-2017 10:52 TB Updated [Plane category]
06-Oct-2017 19:49 TB Updated [Location, Source, Narrative]

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