Panama Airport

Fatal crashes in Panama and airlines blacklist

This information page lists the most recent fatal airline accidents in the subregion. Accidents with no fatalities are not listed. You will also find below an updated list of airlines subject to flight restrictions in certain countries.

Crashes in Panama
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2008
29 May
Panama
Panama City
Military - Servicio Aereo Nacional
Bell UN-1N Huey (SAN-100)
 12
 11 /  0
2004
2 Jul
Panama
Panama City
Air Trek
IAI 1124 Westwind (N280AT)
 6
 6 /  1
2000
17 Mar
Panama
Near Kuna Yala
Aeroperlas
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (HP-1267APP)
 10
 10 /  0
1997
31 Dec
Panama
Rio Sidra
Parsa
Britten Norman BN-2A Trislander (HP-986PS)
 10
 10 /  0
1994
19 Jul
Panama
Colon
Alas Chiricanas
Embraer 110P1 Bandeirante (HP-1202AC)
 21
 21 /  0
1992
6 Jun
Panama
Tucuti
COPA (Panama)
Boeing B-737-204 (HP-1205)
 47
 47 /  0
1990
18 Apr
Panama
Off Contadora
Aeroperlas
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 (N187AS)
 22
 20 /  0
1988
1 Feb
Panama
Panama
Fuerza Aérea Panamena
CASA 212 Aviocar 200 (FAP215)
 16
 16 /  0
1986
17 Jun
Panama
Howard AFB
Military - U.S. Air Force
Boeing KC-135A (63-7983)
 4
 4 /  0
1976
5 Nov
Panama
Atlantic Ocean
Inair Panama
Douglas DC-3 (HP-671)
 2
 2 /  0
1973
21 Feb
Panama
Cerro Horqueta
Aerovias Urraca
Douglas DC-3 (HP-560)
 28
 22 /  0
1965
4 Aug
Panama
Panama City
Rutas Internacionales Peruanes
Douglas C-54D (OB-R-769)
 7
 7 /  0
1964
8 May
Panama
Cerro El Gaital
Military - Argentine Air Force
Douglas C-54 (TC-46)
 10
 10 /  0
1952
10 Sep
Panama
San Blas
SAM Colombia
Curtiss C-46 (?)
 46
 46 /  0
1946
20 Jul
Panama
Off the Panama coast
Military - (2) U.S. Army Air Forces
Boeing B-17G / Boeing B-17G (4485624/4485626)
 20
 20 /  0
1946
9 Jun
Panama
Taboga Island
Military - U.S. Army Air Forces
Douglas C-54D-DC (DC-4) (43-17231)
 23
 23 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.--- See all
2019
9 Mar
Colombia
Vereda La Bendicion
Laser Aereo Colombia
Douglas DC-3 (HK-2494)
 14
 14 /  0
2017
31 Dec
Costa Rica
Punta Islita
Naure Air
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (TI-BEI)
 12
 12 /  0
2016
20 Dec
Colombia
Puerto Carreno
Aerosucre Colombia
Boeing 727-2JOF (HK-4544)
 6
 5 /  0
2016
28 Nov
Colombia
Near La Union
LAMIA Bolivia
Avro RJ-85 (CP-2933)
 77
 71 /  0
2016
15 Mar
Ecuador
Fatima Pastaza
Military - Ecuador Army
IAI Attava 201  (E-206)
 22
 22 /  0
2015
31 Jul
Colombia
Near Agustin Codazzi
Military - Colombia Air Force
CASA CN-235-100 (FAC1261)
 11
 11 /  0
2014
24 Dec
Colombia
Near Piedecuesta
Alas de Columbia
Cessna T207A Turbo Stationair 8 (HK-4892)
 7
 7 /  0
2014
3 Dec
Colombia
Near Mariquita
Nacional de Aviación
Piper PA-31 350 Navajo Chieftain (HK-4464 )
 10
 10 /  0
2014
6 Sep
Colombia
Near Puerto Santander
Laser
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo (HK-4755)
 10
 10 /  0
2014
8 May
Colombia
Near San Vicente del Caguan
Alisansa Colombia
Douglas DC-3C (HK-4700)
 6
 6 /  0
2013
4 Jan
Venezuela
Off Los Roques
Transaereo 5074
Britten Norman BN-2A-27 Islander (YV-2615)
 6
 6 /  0
2012
30 Apr
Colombia
Sabanagrande
Military -Fuerza Aerea Colombiana
Bell 212 (FAC 4020 )
 13
 13 /  0
2011
22 Feb
Venezuela
San Pedro del Rio
Maparca
Cesna 340A (YV-2402)
 6
 6 /  0
2010
13 Sep
Venezuela
Puerto Ordaz
Conviasa Airline
ATR 42-320 (YV-1010)
 51
 17 /  0
2010
27 Aug
Venezuela
Buena Vista
Military - Venezuelan National Guard
Mi 17V-5 (GN10139)
 10
 10 /  0
2010
16 Aug
Colombia
San Andreas Island
AIRES Colombia
Boeing B-737-73V (HK-4882 )
 131
 2 /  0
2009
3 May
Venezuela
Near El Alto de Rubio
Military - Venezuelan Army
Mi-35 (EV08114 )
 18
 18 /  0
2009
17 Apr
Venezuela
Canaima National Park
Aerotuy Airline
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (YV-1181)
 11
 1 /  0
2008
30 Aug
Ecuador
Near Toacaso
Conviasa
Boeing B-737-291 (YV-102T)
 3
 3 /  0
2008
7 Jul
Colombia
Near Bogota
Centurian Air Cargo
Boeing B-747-209BSF (N714CK)
 8
 0 /  3
2008
21 Feb
Venezuela
Merida
Santa Barbara Airlines
ATR-42-300 (YV-1449)
 46
 46 /  0
2008
4 Jan
Venezuela
Los Roques
Transaven
Let 410 UVP-E3 (YV2081)
 18
 18 /  0
2007
8 Oct
Colombia
Near Cubarral
Nacional de Aviacion
Let 410 UVP-E10A (HK-4055)
 18
 18 /  0
2006
18 Nov
Colombia
Near Leticia
Aerosucre Colombia
Boeing 727-23F (HK-3667X)
 5
 5 /  0
2006
24 Mar
Ecuador
Cuenca
ATESA
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (HC-BXD)
 14
 5 /  0
2005
16 Sep
Venezuela
San Juan de Manapiare
Wayumi Air Taxi
Cessna 207 Skywagon (YV-412C)
 4
 4 /  0
2005
16 Aug
Venezuela
Near La Cucharita
West Caribbean Airways
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 (HK-4374X)
 160
 160 /  0
2005
26 Mar
Colombia
El Embrujo
West Caribbean Airways
Let-410UVP-E (HK-4146)
 14
 8 /  0
2005
8 Mar
Venezuela
Chrallave
Air Global
Cessna 500 Citation I (YV-21CP)
 2
 2 /  0
2005
13 Jan
Colombia
Manguipayan
Military - Colombian government
Black Hawk helicopter (?)
 20
 20 /  0
2004
10 Dec
Venezuela
El Junquito
Guardia Nacional de Venezuela
PZL-Mielec M28 (GN-97121)
 16
 16 /  0
2004
7 Dec
Colombia
Near La Macarena
SAVIARE S.A. - Air Taxi
Cessna TU206G (HK-2882)
 6
 6 /  0
2004
18 Nov
Venezuela
Caracas
Venezolana
BAe 3101 Jetstream 31 (YV-1083C)
 21
 3 /  0
2004
15 Oct
Colombia
Near Medellin
Aerovanguardia
Douglas DC-3C (HK-1503)
 3
 3 /  0
2004
21 Aug
Venezuela
Near Maracay
Military - Venezuelan Air Force
Shorts 360 (FAV-1652)
 25
 25 /  0
2004
5 May
Colombia
Carepa
Aerotransportes Petroleros
Swearingen SA227AC Metro III (HK-4275)
 7
 3 /  0
2004
4 May
Venezuela
Chimanta mountains
Venezuelian Government
Cessna 208 Grand Caravan I (YV-O-CBL-7)
 7
 7 /  0
2003
18 Dec
Colombia
Mitu
Líneas Aéreas Suramericanas
Douglas DC-9-15F (HK-4246X)
 3
 3 /  0
2003
11 Oct
Venezuela
Uriman
Transmandu
Antonov AN-2TP (YV-1128C)
 2
 1 /  0
2003
8 Aug
Venezuela
Tocomita
Servicios Aeronauticos Sucre (SASCA)
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (YV-1069C)
 16
 1 /  0
2003
13 Jul
Venezuela
Near San Cristobal
Ruiban & Duran Compania Aérea
Let 410UVP-E (YV-1060CP)
 10
 4 /  0
2002
19 Apr
Colombia
Popayán
SELVA Colombia
Antonov AN-32A (HK-4171X)
 8
 3 /  0
2002
28 Jan
Colombia
Near Ipiales
TAME
Boeing B-727-134 (HC-BLF)
 92
 92 /  0
2002
17 Jan
Ecuador
Near La Bonita
Petroproducción
Fairchild FH-227E (HC-AYM)
 26
 26 /  0
2001
16 Dec
Colombia
Near Medellin
Heliandes
Let 410UVP-E (HK-4175X)
 16
 16 /  0
2001
28 Nov
Costa Rica
San Jerónimo de Moravia
SANSA
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (HP-1405APP)
 8
 3 /  0
2001
12 Jul
Venezuela
Near Puerto Cabello
Private - Overtec Company
Antonov AN-28 PZL-Mielec M-28 Sky Truck (YV-117CP)
 13
 13 /  0
2001
31 Jan
Colombia
El Yopal
Lineas Aereas Suramericanas
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle 10R (HK-3932X)
 6
 3 /  0
2001
25 Jan
Venezuela
Ciudad Bolivar
Rutaca Airlines
Douglas DC-3C (C47A-DL) (YV-224C)
 24
 24 /  0
2000
2 Sep
Colombia
Mount Montezuma
Military - Fuerza Aérea Colombiana
Douglas C-47 (FAC1659)
 7
 7 /  0
Weather in Panama

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29°C
Clear
Humidity: 79%
Wind: WSW at 0km/h
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