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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 222565
Last updated: 17 June 2021
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Date:04-MAR-2019
Time:09:5
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-200T Seneca II
Owner/operator:Prestige Wings
Registration: TI-AOP
MSN: 34-7970241
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Uruca, San Jose, near Alfredo Gonzales Flores Bridge -   Costa Rica
Phase: Take off
Nature:Private
Departure airport:San José-Tobias Bolanos International Airport (SYQ/MRPV)
Destination airport:Quepos Airport (XQP/MRQP)
Narrative:
The plane takes off from runway 09 of Tobias Bolaños, during the initial climb at almost 3500ft (the airport elevation is 3287ft) the plane presents a mechanical problem, lost one of the engines, the pilot communicates with the tower declaring emergency, the plane loses speed drastically and the pilot makes the decision to land in the canyon of river Virilla near Alfredo Gonzales Flores Bridge , just 1.28km from the runway 27 of Tobias Bolaños.

Sources:

https://elguardian.cr/en-portada/pareja-vio-caer-avioneta-cuando-viajaban-por-autopista/
https://www.lateja.cr/sucesos/bomberos-atienden-alerta-porcaida-de-avioneta/OCSYIZSNJNFALEZWP46GNCP4CE/story/

https://www.airliners.net/photo/Untitled/Piper-PA-34-200T-Seneca-II/4644373/L (photo)

https://www.nacion.com/sucesos/desastres/copiloto-dijo-a-su-padre-uno-de-los-motores-se/3BYKFG2G5BEHZMASH7LUYPOHEU/story/?utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=socialflow&utm_source=socialflow&fbclid=IwAR2jh4slCh3wnJNFmu27hEdk3Kbx2sgHo2kmNHY5s-rSdSJIBRAAGJ2WDGM


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Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Mar-2019 16:48 gerard57 Added
04-Mar-2019 16:51 gerard57 Updated [Time, Registration, Departure airport, Source]
04-Mar-2019 16:58 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Source]
04-Mar-2019 17:03 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Departure airport, Source]
04-Mar-2019 17:25 harro Updated [Time, Destination airport]
04-Mar-2019 20:58 iron_hell Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Narrative]
05-Mar-2019 07:31 Anon. Updated [Photo]
06-Mar-2019 08:01 iron_hell Updated [Source, Narrative]

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