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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 45166
Last updated: 26 April 2019
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Date:05-JUL-2003
Time:07:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-34-220T
Owner/operator:
Registration: PT-VOO
C/n / msn: N810775
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Estancia -   Panama
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
On July 5, 2003, about 0700 eastern daytime, a Piper PA-34-220T Seneca III, PT-VOO, of Brazilian registration and unknown operator, impacted with terrain and caught on fire, at Estancia Campos Verde's, Paraguay. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The aircraft was destroyed. Two of three occupants were fatally injured and one sustained serious injuries. The origination and destination of the flight has not been determined.

Information obtained from the Paraguayan Direccion Nacional de Aeronautical Civil indicated that the airplane lost power on the left engine and the pilot was not able to maintain level flight. The aircraft struck trees and crashed with terrain, resulting in a fire, which consumed the airplane.

This investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Paraguay. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Direccion Nacional de Aeronautica Civil
Centr de Investigacion y Prevencion de Accidents Aeronauticos (CIPAA)
Phone: (595-21) 64559
Fax: (595-21) 645599
E-mail: cipaa@dinac.gov.py

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Paraguayan Government.
CAUSE:

Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20030723X01176&key=1


Revision history:

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