Accident Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3) TI-1002, Monday 15 June 1953
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Date:Monday 15 June 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Lineas Aéreas Costarricenses - LACSA
Registration: TI-1002
MSN: 26078/14633
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:San Ramon Mts. -   Costa Rica
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Palmar Sur Airport (PMZ/MRPM)
Destination airport:San Isidro de El General Airport (MRSI)
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Crashed into a mountainside in poor weather.


ICAO Circular 39-AN/34 (170)


  • 68th worst accident in 1953
  • 608th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 369th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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