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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45158
Last updated: 21 February 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft S35 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Raymond Raineri
Registration: N80695
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Vito Java -   Costa Rica
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:Golito (MRGF)
Destination airport:Aerodromo MRSV (MRSV)
On July 10, 2003, about 0830 eastern daylight time, a Beech S-35, N80695, registered to and operated by a private individual, collided with trees and terrain while on approach to land, at San Vito de Java, Costa Rica. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed for the 14 CFR Part 91, personal flight. The airplane was destroyed and the private- rated pilot and two passengers were fatally injured. The flight originated at airport Golfito, Costa Rica, the same day about 0730.

Information received by the NTSB indicated the aircraft was entering left downwind for runway 8 in reduced visual conditions due to low clouds. When turning for final, the aircraft hit trees and collided with terrain about 200 meters from the runway.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Costa Rica. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Investigación De Accidentes
Apdo. Postal 5026-1000
San Jose, Costa Rica
Phone: (506) 290-0664
Fax: (506) 290-0664

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Costa Rican Government.



Revision history:

28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]

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