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Last updated: 27 January 2022
Fecha:sábado 20 agosto 1977
Tipo:Convair CV-880-22-2
Operador:Monarch Aviation
Registración: N8817E
Numéro de série: 22-00-65
Año de Construcción: 1962
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:2,5 km (1.6 milles) SE of San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO) (   Costa Rica)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC), Costa Rica
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Caracas-Maiquetía Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
The aircraft struck trees 2 minutes and 20 seconds after takeoff from runway 25, crashed and caught fire.
Probable Cause: Aircraft overweight.

» La Nacion - Aug 21, 1977


photo of Convair-CV-880-22-2-N8817E
accident date: 20-08-1977
type: Convair CV-880-22-2
registration: N8817E

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 San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport to Caracas-Maiquetía Airport as the crow flies is 1875 km (1172 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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