- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: July 20, 1999
Time: 11:00
Location: Near Bluefields, Nicaragua
Operator: La Costena
Flight #: 046
Route: Managua - Bluefields
AC Type: Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Registration: YN-CED
cn / ln: 208B-0341
Aboard: 16   (passengers:14  crew:2)
Fatalities: 16   (passengers:14  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: Crashed into a hill at 2,000 ft. while flying VFR in low clouds and rain while approaching Bluefields. The pilot-in-command descended below safe minimum height of 2,700 ft.
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