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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 180105
Last updated: 29 November 2021
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Date:02-OCT-2015
Time:12:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31-310 Navajo
Owner/operator:KASI Aviation Services Inc.
Registration: C-GCMD
MSN: 31-7912101
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Los Camastros, north of Veracruz, State of Rivas -   Nicaragua
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Augusto C. Sandino International Airport, Managua (MGA/MNMG)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
The pilot, the sole person on board, left Augusto C. Sandino International Airport (MNMG) Managua, at 09:34 LT on a flight for the Australian Company CSA Global, taking part to a geological survey mission dedicated to the construction of a canal. En-route, the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances in a field located in Los Camastros, north of Veracruz, State of Rivas. The pilot was killed and had not tried to use a parachute before the crash as one was found in the debris.

Sources:

1. NTSB Identification: CEN16WA010 at https://www.ntsb.gov/investigations/_layouts/ntsb.aviation/brief2.aspx?ev_id=20151013X23913&ntsbno=CEN16WA010&akey=1
2. http://www.laahs.com/threads/801-Piper-PA-31-C-GCMD-crash-in-Rivas-Nicaragua
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20161010204541/http://www.baaa-acro.com:80/2015/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-310-navajo-in-los-camastros-1-killed/
4. http://www.planetrace.co.uk/2000-2009_33.html
5. http://www.airport-data.com/aircraft/photo/000772390.html
6. http://wwwapps.tc.gc.ca/Saf-Sec-Sur/2/CCARCS-RIACC/ADetHis.aspx?id=1304944&rfr=

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Images:

Photo of C-GCMD courtesy AirHistory.net


Faro (LPFR / FAO)
18 June 2005; (c) Alastair T. Gardiner

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Oct-2015 07:17 harro Added
03-Oct-2015 15:51 Geno Updated [Source]
03-Oct-2015 18:31 Anon. Updated [Embed code]
07-Sep-2017 14:58 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Oct-2017 17:59 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]
23-Oct-2017 18:00 Dr. John Smith Updated [Aircraft type, Embed code]
02-Oct-2018 18:40 Anon. Updated [Narrative]

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