One dead, two hurt in plane crash near Constanza
The Dominican Civil Aviation Institute (IDAC) confirmed that the HI-807, a Cessna 172, crashed-landed 12 nautical miles south of the Constanza domestic airport in the mountain valley. The airplane had taken off from La Isabela International Airport in northern Santo Domingo at 11:14am on Sunday, 4 December 2016 and was en route to the Constanza airfield.
Poor visibility and weather conditions are being mentioned as factors that caused the airplane to crash-land in a forest area.
As of Sunday afternoon, the media was reporting that while contact had been made with the survivors, rescue teams had not yet reached the crash site.
Herrand worked at the Centro de Cirugía Plástica y Especialidades (CECIP) in Gascue, Santo Domingo.
Dec 7, 2016
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