Date & Time: Dec 16, 2005 at 1150 LT
Operator:
Registration:
TI-AZQ
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
San José-Tamarindo
MSN:
805
YOM:
1984
Flight number:
5C331
Country:
Costa Rica
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On final approach to Tamarindo airport, while flying at 500 feet, the aircraft stalled, hit trees and crashed in a wooded area located 2 km from runway threshold. All occupants were injured and the aircraft was destroyed. It seems that strong winds unbalanced the aircraft on approach.