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Date:Thursday 3 January 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A-6R Islander
Operator:Servicio Aéreo Nacional - SAN
Registration: SAN-208
MSN: 256
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Bahia Piña (   Panama)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ditched following engine problems. The Islander was en route to evacuate a mother and her child to a hospital.

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