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Datum:Mittwoch 18 April 1990
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Kennzeichen: N187SA
Werknummer: 131
Baujahr: 1968
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-20
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 19
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 22
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,5 km (0.9 Meilen) vom Land entfernt von Contadora Airport (OTD) (   Panama)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Contadora Airport (OTD), Panama
Flug nach:Panama City-Paitilla Airport (PAC/MPMG), Panama
The No. 2 engine failed and the aircraft entered a descending turn which continued until impact with the sea.

» NRC Handelsblad 19.04.1990
» Scramble Vol.11, nr.12
» The Pittsburgh Press - Apr 20, 1990


photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-200-N187SA
accident date: 18-04-1990
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
registration: N187SA

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Contadora Airport to Panama City-Paitilla Airport as the crow flies is 66 km (41 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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