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Closed Santamaría six hours by accident of `private jet'
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Default Closed Santamaría six hours by accident of `private jet'

Article has been translated from Spanish to English, so it reads a bit wierd.

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Suspended or turned aside 23 flights

Closed Santamaría six hours by accident of `private jet'

Six unharmed occupants when airship left from the track when taking off
Initially the happened thing is attributed to that front rim was exploded to him

Carlos A rguedas C.y Francisco Barrantes
carguedasc@nacion.com


The international airport Juan Santamaría in Alajuela was closed yesterday during six hours, because a jet deprived with six occupants left the track.

The emergency began to 12:50 p.m., when the airship, matriculation N726-JR, made the takeoff maneuver.

Orlando Salazar Vindas, a mesero of the restaurant the Candle, located to the South flank of the airport, said that, after listening to a strange noise, it observed the jet when a rim was exploded to him, it went of average side, it fell to the green zone and it was left outside the track like a about 400 meters.

The apparatus left in that route a part of the fuselage lost and took a post that maintains an air stock market.

Spill. When the machines arrived from the body of Firemen, they found a fuel spill, reason why they applied foam immediately.

Also, they came to remove to crew and to four passengers both, who were in good state of health.

Nevertheless, the Gilda passenger Patricia Cortés Chinchilla, with five months of pregnancy, was transferred for valuation to the Hospital San jOse Top.

Jet N726-JR had arrived yesterday, to 8:30 a.m., the Juan Santamaría coming from Panama and, to 12:50 p.m., it went towards Cartagena, Colombia, it said to Jean Marc Boureau, assistant director of Operations of Alterra.

Initially, she presumes herself that the accident had to that to the airship the right front rim was exploded to him.

The Main directorate of Civil Aviation informed into which, while the investigation is not finished, they will not talk about the cause of the plane crash.

The airship was piloted by Mario Quesada and took like copilot to David Vos.

In addition to Gilda Patricia Cortés Bennett, Oscar Hilt Tatum and Scott went like passengers Sarah Bussey Phillip Tom.

Consequence. The closing of the Santamaría forced to that the exit of airplanes was suspended and they were turned aside to the airports of Liberia or Panamálos that was about to to arrive.

Jean Marc Boureau indicated that, altogether, 23 aeronautical operations were suspended.

Esteem that between 2,300 to 3,000 passengers was affected by the suspension.

Before reinitiating 7 operations to p.m., the jet was placed in a retired trailer and of the track.

http://www.nacion.com
Any familiar names in the article?? Anyone??
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Not especially. The last name of Scott seems to resonate for some reason.

Please enlighten us!
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Not especially. The last name of Scott seems to resonate for some reason.

Please enlighten us!
Oscar Hilt Tatum and Scott Phillip Tom, are CFO and CEO of Absolute Poker and UltimateBet.


So now you're enlightened...
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Ah OK, not much into the Poker end of things, so I'm not up to snuff on the key players.

Absolute has a good reputation though, and I think Ultimate is fair to midland as well.

Sounds like everyone is Ok, so that good!
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All survived the crash.....

Did you know that all the top guys at AP/UB are US Citizens?

They live in Costa Rica now, but Oscar Hilt Tatum put in for and received Panamanian residency - http://www.migracion.gob.pa/eng/

You gotta wonder why the CFO is moving
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