Date & Time: Feb 20, 1996 at 1003 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 207 Skywagon/Stationair
Servicios Aéreos Tomás Acevedo (SAETA)
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
San José – Quepos
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from San José-Tobías Bolaños Airport, while climbing, the aircraft suffered an engine failure and stalled. It crashed in a field, bursting into flames. A passenger was killed while four other occupants were injured. The aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire.
Engine failure after takeoff for unknown reasons.