United States citizens killed in Costa Rica plane crash

12 killed in fiery plane crash in Costa Rica

12 killed in fiery plane crash in Costa Rica

A SMALL passenger plane crashed in Costa Rica on Sunday, killing all 12 people on board.

"The government vows to do everything necessary to help the victims' family members in whatever they need in this hard moment and sends them the solidarity of all the Costa Rican people", Solis said. The Public Safety Ministry posted images and video of the crash site on Facebook showing burning wreckage of the plane in Guanacaste, northwest Costa Rica.

A U.S. State Department spokesperson confirmed that multiple U.S. citizens died in the crash. According to Costa Rican authorities, 10 of those passengers were U.S. citizens.

Solis said the government plans to open an investigation on Monday too look into the cause of the crash that left 12 people dead.

"When I saw it sideways, I thought, 'Oh, is this a plane doing a trick?' I thought, and then I went, 'Wait, that's a big plane to do a trick, ' and then it".

Authorities said that so far they had only a list of passengers provided by the airline and were awaiting official confirmation of their identities. I mean, it. We just.

A U.S. State Department spokesperson said officials were working with local authorities to determine if any Americans were on the flight.

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