Crash of a Britten-Norman BN-2A-21 Islander on Perico Island

Date & Time: Jul 19, 2013 at 1234 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HP-1338MF
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Isla del Rey - Panama City
MSN:
818
YOM:
1977
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Few minutes after he left Isla del Rey Airport, while overflying the bay of Panama City, pilot informed ATC about engin problems. Unable to reach the Panama City-Marcos A. Gelabert Airport, pilot reduced his altitude and elected to make an emergency landing on Perico Island, some 10 km south of Panama City Airport. After touch down, aircraft went out of control and collided with a container. All eight occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Britten-Norman Islander in Bahia Piña

Date & Time: Jan 3, 2008 at 1125 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
SAN-208
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
256
YOM:
1971
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On approach to Bahia Piña airport, crew informed ATC about engine problem. The aircraft stalled and crashed near Punta Caracoles. Both occupants were seriously injured.
Aircraft was operated by Servicio Aéreo Nacional.

Crash of a Fokker F27 in Panama City

Date & Time: Oct 31, 2007 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HP-1541PST
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Panama City-Bocas del Toro
MSN:
10297
YOM:
1966
Country:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

The aircraft stalled after rotation and sunk back on runway. It overrun the terrain by 400 metres and came to rest. All occupants escaped ininjured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a BAe Jetstream 31 in Bocas del Toro

Date & Time: Jun 1, 2006 at 0755 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HP-1477PS
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Panama City-Bocas del Toro
MSN:
760
YOM:
1985
Flight number:
PST680
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
16
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The commuter aircraft landed in heavy rain falls. It overran the runway and came to rest in a marshy field. All occupants escaped uninjured but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Panama City, Panama

Date & Time: Aug 16, 2004 at 0835 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HP-1397APP
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Panama City-Chitré
MSN:
208-0613
YOM:
1997
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff, the crew encountered technical problem with the engine. An emergency landing was made on a road but the aircraft struck a tree and crashed. Nobody was injured but the aircraft was written off.

Crash of an IAI-1124 Westwind in Panama City, Panama: 7 killed

Date & Time: Jul 2, 2004 at 1338 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N280AT
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Quito-Panama City-Washington DC-Milan
MSN:
247
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
The twinjet aircraft was performing an ambulance flight between Quito, Ecuador, and Milan, Italy, with fuel stops in Panama City and Washington DC with 2 crew, 2 medical doctors and 2 Italian patients on board. After takeoff from Panama City runway 03R, crew lost control of the aircraft which crashed into a former Evergreen International hangar. All occupants and one man on ground were killed.

Crash of a Rockwell Gulfstream Jetprop 840 in Panama City, Panama

Date & Time: Sep 14, 2000 at 1100 LT
Registration:
HC-BUD
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Panama City-Quito
MSN:
690-11669
YOM:
1981
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a De Havilland DHC-6 Twin Otter in Puerto Obaldia: 10 killed

Date & Time: Mar 17, 2000 at 0930 LT
Operator:
Registration:
HP-1267APP
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Panama-Puerto Obaldia
MSN:
624
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
10

Crash of a Britten-Norman Islander in Rio Sidra: 10 killed

Date & Time: Dec 31, 1997 at 0745 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
HP-986PS
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Panama-Rio Sidra
MSN:
0178
YOM:
1970
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
10