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Costa Rica air safety profile
Last updated: 11 April 2010

  Costa Rica
Capital:San Jose
Continent: Central America
Fatal accidents in Costa Rica:
since 1919
Accidents fatalities in Costa Rica:  
since 1919

Fatal accidents per year

Audit information
» Costa Rica is rated Category 2 in FAA's International Aviation Safety Assessment Program (IASA)
» ICAO’s Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) results
» 28-DEC-1998: Rated "conditional" or Category II in the FAA IASA program
» 03-JUL-2000: Rated Category I in the FAA IASA program
» 13-MAY-2019: Rated Category II in the FAA IASA program
» 12-FEB-2020: Rated Category I in the FAA IASA program

Costa Rica- Accident & incidents:

47 occurrences in the ASN safety database, showing occurrence 1 - 10

date type registration operator fat. location   pic cat
31-DEC-2017Cessna 208B Grand Caravan TI-BEI Nature Air 12 near Punta Islita... A1
03-SEP-2007Rockwell Sabreliner 70 N726JR Jet Lease Corp. 0 San José-Jua...   A1
10-JAN-2006DHC-6 Vista Liner 300 TI-BAF Nature Air 0 Puerto Jimén... A2
16-DEC-2005DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 TI-AZQ Nature Air 0 near Tamarindo Ai... A1
03-JUL-2003Cessna 208B Grand Caravan HP-1403APP SANSA 0 near Bahía Ballena   A2
28-NOV-2001Cessna 208B Grand Caravan HP-1405APP AeroPerlas, op.for SANSA 3 near Quepos   A1
26-AUG-2000Cessna 208B Grand Caravan HP-1357APP AeroPerlas, op.for SANSA 10 Arenal Volcano A1
15-JAN-2000Let L-410UVP-E YS-09-C TACSA 5 San José A1
31-JAN-1998Let L-410   Atlantic Airlines 0 Puerto Limón...   H2
07-MAR-1997BN-2A-26 Islander N851JA Travelair 0 near Guapiles   A1