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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Dienstag 10 Januar 2006
Zeit:11:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Vista Liner 300
Fluggesellschaft:Nature Air
Kennzeichen: TI-BAF
Werknummer: 337
Baujahr: 1972
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: schwer beschädigt
Konsequenzen: Repaired
Unfallort:Puerto Jiménez Airport (PJM) (   Costa Rica)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Puerto Jimenez Airport (PJM/MRPJ), Costa Rica
Flug nach:San José-Tobias Bolanos International Airport (SYQ/MRPV), Costa Rica
Flugnummer: 114
Unfallbericht:
The flight crew lost directional control, about 100 meters after commencing takeoff from runway 34 at Puerto Jiménez Airport, Costa Rica. The aircraft veered off the left hand side of the runway and collided with obstacles and terrain. The right hand wing separated completely.

Probable Cause:

Contributing factors:
- Lack of real teamwork on the part of the captain of the aircraft.
- Lack of vigilance on the part of the operator's administration and the DGAC.
- Tiredness, fatigue and demotivation
- Failure in the effective application of operational procedures due to loss of situational awareness and lack of concentration by both crew members.

Informationsquelle:
» Boletín Informativo 2006 / DGAC, Unidad de Investigación de Accidentes


Fotos

photo of DHC-6-300-CF-DHA
accident date: 10-01-2006
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6-300
registration: CF-DHA
photo of DHC-6-Vista-Liner-300-N331SA
accident date: 10-01-2006
type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Vista Liner 300
registration: N331SA
 

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 Puerto Jimenez Airport to San José-Tobias Bolanos International Airport as the crow flies is 182 km (114 miles).

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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