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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 199153
Last updated: 20 April 2019
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Date:08-APR-1979
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34 Seneca
Owner/operator:private
Registration: TI-AMW
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Paso de la Palma -   Costa Rica
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:San José Juan Santamarin (10:00)
Destination airport:Barra de Colorado
Narrative:
Bi-motor crashed into Cerro Paila. Pilot, co-pilot and three passengers. Continued VFR in IFR conditions.

Sources:

La Nación 10 April 1979, p1+9A+10A/11 April 1979, p1+4A+5A ff...17 April 1979, p12A
http://www.nacion.com/opinion/vuelo-visualinstrumentos_0_517548316.html


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