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Crash of a Cessna 402B in Acandí: 2 killed

Date & Time: Nov 17, 2015 at 1001 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HK-4981-G
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
MSN:
402B-1042
YOM:
1976
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
On approach to Acandí Airport, the twin engine aircraft crashed onto a house located in the district of Miramar. The pilot and a passenger were killed while eight other occupants were injured. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair. All passengers were members of a baseball team flying to Acandí to take part to a tournament.

Crash of a De Havilland Dash-8-202 in Acandí: 4 killed

Date & Time: Oct 5, 2013 at 0100 LT
Operator:
Registration:
N356PH
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Panama City - Panama City
MSN:
502
YOM:
1997
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The crew was engaged in an anti narcotic flight over Colombia when aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in the region of Acandí, Province of Chocó. The four passengers were killed while both pilots were injured. Crew consisted of five US citizens and one Panamanian. Aircraft left Balboa AFB at Panama City in the evening.

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-2 Beaver near Acandí: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jun 6, 1973 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
HK-211
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Gilgal - Acandí
MSN:
944
YOM:
1956
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
While descending to Acandí, the single engine airplane struck the slope of a mountain and crashed. All four occupants were killed.