On May 10, 1997, about 1915 central daylight time, a Ayers S2R, N3090K, registered to Salyer Farms Airport, crashed into the Pabon mountain located in the western province of Chiriqui, Panama. Instrument meteorological conditions were reported by the local authorities at the time of the accident, and it is unknown if a flight plan was filed. The airplane was destroyed by a postcrash fire. The commercial pilot was reported to have been fatally injured. The flight was reported to have originated from Tomas Guardia International Airport, Liberia, Costa Rica, at an undetermined time.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Panama. Any further information may be obtained from:

Director de Aviacion Civil Apartado 7501 Y 7615 Panama 5 Panama Telephone: (011)223-6470

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Panamian Government.

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