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Investigation continues into causes of plane crash in Costa Rica

Ten U.S. citizens and two Costa Rican crew members died Dec. 31 when the small plane they had just boarded crashed and burst into flames shortly after takeoff.

Winds seen as factor in Costa Rica plane crash that killed 12

Strong winds are now being viewed as a factor in the crash of a small plane in Costa Rica that killed all 10 U.S.....

Plane crash causes still unknown in Costa Rica; pilot was cousin to ex-President Chinchilla

The daily Diario Extra reported that Retana was the pilot of the plane and had more than 10 years of experience. 

UPDATED: 10 U.S. citizens, two Costa Rican pilots killed in plane crash

The aircraft, a single-propeller Cessna 208 Caravan, went down in a mountainous area near the Pacific coastal beach town of Punta Islita in the northwestern province of Guanacaste

Costa Rican, U.S. citizen die after small plane crash in Pavas

The light aircraft was heading from the capital to to the northwestern coastal town of Tamarindo when it apparently lost control and came down in a river ravine minutes after takeoff.

Ultralight plane crashes, killing pilot

A pilot died Friday morning after the ultralight airplane he was flying crashed in Parrita, Puntarenas.
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