The family hails from Texas and had been traveling to Daniel Oduber Quirós Airport in Liberia to return home from their Costa Rica vacation.
Channel 7 News reported the airline is working to restore its services.
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.....
The daily Diario Extra reported that Retana was the pilot of the plane and had more than 10 years of experience.
Two of the victims were reportedly working on the fuselage of an airplane when lightning struck nearby and sent the two flying several meters.
Costa Rica’s health minister called auto accidents a public health priority Monday during the presentation of the country’s new National Health Plan. Health Minister Dr. Fernando Llorca’s words were part of what he said was a more “holistic” approach to public health in Costa Rica.
A report on the joint team’s findings will be presented to Costa Rican authorities in five to seven months.
The Red Cross usually sees a spike in requests for assistance during the holiday but this year’s death count alarmed officials even after the first weekend of the Easter vacation. The number of people the Red Cross attended to this year was more than twice that of last year.
MEXICO CITY – An explosion and a fire erupted on an offshore oil platform operated by Mexico's Pemex on Wednesday, killing at least four workers, injuring 16 and forcing 300 to be evacuated.