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Remembering Tan-Sahsa Flight 414, the deadliest plane crash in Central American history
Central America
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Central America
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Remembering Tan-Sahsa Flight 414, the deadliest plane crash in Central American history

Alejandro Zúñiga - October 21, 2019

On Oct. 21, 1989, Tan-Sahsa Flight 414 crashed while on approach to Toncontín International Airport in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. One-hundred and thirty-one passengers died in the accident, making…

Small plane crashes near supermarket in San José
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Small plane crashes near supermarket in San José

Alejandro Zúñiga - May 10, 2019

The Friday-morning commute took an unexpected turn in Pavas, San José when a Cessna 150 single-engine airplane crashed on a road outside a supermarket. According to reports…

Father of copilot rescues his own son following private plane crash in Costa Rica
Airports
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Airports
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Father of copilot rescues his own son following private plane crash in Costa Rica

Alejandro Zúñiga - March 4, 2019

Edwin Castro said he was sitting at his desk Monday morning when he received a call every parent dreads: His son was in danger. As Edwin learned…

Costa Rican airline Nature Air to resume operations
Airlines
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Airlines
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Costa Rican airline Nature Air to resume operations

The Tico Times - February 2, 2018

The Civil Aviation Administration (DGAC) has lifted its temporary suspension of the Costa Rican airline Nature Air, imposed Jan. 11. The suspension came in the wake of…

Civil Aviation authorities suspend Nature Air operations
Airlines
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Airlines
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Civil Aviation authorities suspend Nature Air operations

The Tico Times - January 14, 2018

The Civil Aviation Authority has suspended the operations of Nature Air, the airline that owns the plane that crashed in Guanacaste on Dec. 31, Channel 7 News…

Investigation continues into causes of plane crash in Costa Rica
Costa Rica
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Costa Rica
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Investigation continues into causes of plane crash in Costa Rica

AFP - January 2, 2018

Judicial Investigation Organization (OIJ) officials collect information on Jan. 1, using a drone, to help them determine why a small plane crashed the day before in Corozalito,…

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

AFP - January 1, 2018

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.. passengers on board…

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

The Tico Times and AFP - December 31, 2017

As authorities prepare to begin an investigation into the cause of the New Year's Eve plane crash that claimed the lives of 10 U.S. tourists and 2…

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

AFP - December 31, 2017

A small passenger plane crashed in Costa Rica on Sunday killing all 12 people on board,  most of whom were U.S. tourists. President Luis Guillermo Solís posted…

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

The Tico Times - September 5, 2017

A Costa Rican woman and a U.S. man have died from the injuries they sustained when a small plane crashed in San José early Tuesday morning, according to the…