On January 23, 2004, about 1030 Atlantic daylight time, a Piper PA-32-300RT, ZP-TNA, of Paraguayan registration, owned and operated by an individual, impacted with a fence during takeoff at the Puerto Capitan Miranda airstrip, Paraguay. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plan was filed. The aircraft was destroyed. The pilot and four passengers were fatally injured. The flight was originating at the time. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
Information obtained from the Paraguayan Direccion Nacional de Aeronautical Civil indicated that on takeoff from the short remote airstrip, the airplane struck the fence at the end of the runway and impacted with the ground, bursting into flames.
The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Paraguay. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:
Direccion Nacional de Aeronautica Civil
Centro de Investigacion y Prevencion de Accidentes Aeronauticos (CIPAA)
Aeropuerto International Silvio Pettirossi
CC 1752 Asuncion
Phone: (595-21) 64559
Fax: (595-21) 645599
This report is for information purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Government of Paraguay.