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Datum:Mittwoch 31 Dezember 1997
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic BN2P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander
Kennzeichen: HP-986PS
Werknummer: 178
Baujahr: 1970-05-06 (27 years 8 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Lycoming O-540-E4C5
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 9
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 10 / Insassen: 10
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:6,5 km (4.1 Meilen) von Rio Sidra Airport (RSI) (   Panama)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Panama City (unknown airport), Panama
Flug nach:Rio Sidra Airport (RSI), Panama
Crashed in a dense jungle area. Weather was poor with reports of heavy fog in the area.

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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
06 MAY 1970 G-51-178 first flight
06 MAY 1970 N859JA Jonas Aircraft & Arms Co. Inc.
N859JA Islander Aircraft Sales
N103NA Munz Northern Airlines
N403NA Munz Northern Airlines
HP-986 Parsa S. A.
HP-986PS Air Panama
HP-986PS RAESA Aeronauticas S. A.
HP-986XI Aero Taxi Internacional
HP-986PS Parsa S. A.

» source: Werner Fischdick

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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