Date: April 18, 1990
Time: ?
Location: Off Contadora, Panama
Operator: Aeroperlas
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Registration: N187AS
cn / ln: 131
Aboard: 22   (passengers:19  crew:3)
Fatalities: 20   (passengers:17  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: Shortly after taking off, the plane crashed into the ocean three miles south of the Panamanian island of Contadora after experiencing problems with the No. 2 engine leading to loss of altitude and control of the aircraft. The engine failure was caused by bird ingestion.

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