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

Date & Time: Oct 5, 2013 at 0100 LT
Type of aircraft:
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.