CFIT Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) TI-SAA, Thursday 19 April 1984
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Date:Thursday 19 April 1984
Time:14:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Servicios Aéreos Nacionales - SANSA
Registration: TI-SAA
MSN: 4231
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:Cerro Alto Santa Rosa -   Costa Rica
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:San Andrés Island Airport (ADZ/SKSP)
Destination airport:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
A Douglas C-47 transport plane was destroyed when it flew into the side of the Cerro Alto Santa Rosa, near the Irazú Volcano, Costa Rica at an altitude of about 2300 m. All four on board were killed.

Sources:

La Nacion - Apr 22, 1984

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

28 July 1975 TI-ACB Aerovías Cariarí (ACASA) 0 San José sub
Gear-up landing
30 March 1984 TI-SAA Servicios Aéreos Nacionales (SANSA) 0 Tamarindo sub

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