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Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:viernes 17 marzo 2000
Hora:ca 09:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Operador:AeroPerlas
Registración: HP-1267APP
Numéro de série: 624
Año de Construcción: 1979-05-15 (20 years 10 months)
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Carreto (   Panamá)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Panama City Albrook-Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport (PAC/MPMG), Panamá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Puerto Obaldia Airport (PUE/MPOA), Panamá
Descripción:
The AeroPerlas Twin Otter departed Aeropuerto Marcos A. Gelabert at 08:46 for a flight of about 55 minutes to Puerto Obaldia. The aircraft disappeared some 20 minutes prior to the ETA. En route altitude was 7500 feet and weather conditions allowed VFR. At first the aircraft was thought to have been hijacked to Colombia. On March 22 however a search party aboard HP-1355 found the wreckage on a mountainside 12.5nm from Puerto Obaldia at 11:35. The wreckage was found at the 2500 feet level of a 2790 feet high mountain.

Fuentes:
» Diario El Universal de Panamá


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photo of DHC-6-Twin-Otter-300-LN-BNH
accident date: 17-03-2000
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
registration: LN-BNH
 

Map
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 Panama City Albrook-Marcos A. Gelabert International Airport to Puerto Obaldia Airport as the crow flies is 236 km (148 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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