NTSB Identification: CEN09WA216
Accident occurred Thursday, February 19, 2009 in Tocumen, Panama
Aircraft: Robinson R44, registration:
Injuries: 3 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On February 19, 2009, at 2152 coordinated universal time, a Robinson R44, Panamanian registeration D-EPDK, was destroyed when it exploded in flight and impacted the parking lot at Tocumen International Airport (PTY), Tocumen, Panama. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident. The pilot and two passengers were fatally injured.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Panama. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Direccion de Aeronautica Civil
Apartados 7501 y 7615
Panama 5
http://www.aeronautica.gob.pa

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Panamanian Government.

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