The plane crashed just moments after takeoff from Punta Islita Airport, according to officials and witnesses.
The Public Safety Ministry posted photographs of the crash site showing the burning wreckage of the plane in Guanacaste, northwest Costa Rica.
"The official said "we express condolences to all those affected by this tragedy", as well as assistance to "affected U.S. citizens, but that "out of respect for the families, we are not sharing additional information at this time."Costa Rican officials said the plane that came down belonged to Nature Air, a domestic airline that services routes across the country and which also provides aircraft for charter".
"We express our condolences to all those affected by this tragedy", the spokesperson said.
The US State Department said it was working with Costa Rican authorities to determine if the plane carried US citizens.
The State Department declined to identify the people on board, "out of respect for their families". The spokesperson would not confirm the nationalities of those on board.
Cubillo said the cause was under investigation.
"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. They said the plane took a nose dive and crashed within minutes after takeoff.
The plane went down in a heavily wooded area. The other two killed are local crewmembers.
Since no one won the jackpot in Friday night's drawing, Tuesday night's jackpot is an estimated $343 million for a single victor . The biggest Powerball jackpot ever was a whopping $1.6 billion that was split three ways in 2016.
The odds of picking the correct numbers on five white balls and one yellow ball in the Mega Millions game are one in 259 million. The Mega Millions jackpot is the largest it's been since August 11, when a lucky victor in IL struck a $393 million jackpot.
The Packers played without many of their best players, and further hurt their changes with three turnovers in the first half. With Roberts out, Hakeem Valles will serve as the Lions No. 3 tight end on Sunday against the Packers.
They entered 2017 with high expectations but completely flopped, going just 6-10 while disappointing across the board. This was Del Rio's second try as a head coach after spending nine seasons with the Jaguars from 2003-2011.
Moore says that he took the polygraph test after the December 12 election, according to his affidavit, included in the complaint. As he launched his campaign, he said he saw an opening for a rare Democratic win against Moore, a polarizing figure in the state.
Among the dead were at least three members of the same family Karen Francis, 37, Charmela Francis, 7, and Kylie Francis, 2. He went out and back twice, but "on the third time he couldn't find his way out", he said. "We've lost so many people".
The Cubs do have all those young position players, and remember that Davis was acquired in an offseason trade with the Royals. The deal was first reported Friday morning by Jeff Passan of Yahoo Sports and the Rockies have now made it official.
At the same time, speculation is rising that American drillers will put more rigs to work next year as oil strengthens. WTI Crude Oil (Light Sweet) price at NYMEХ Stock Exchange up by 0.85% to $60.22 per barrel.
A spokesman for the public health ministry, Waheed Majroh, said blasts left at least 41 people dead and 84 injured. In October, at least 39 people were killed in an attack on a mosque belonging to the Shia minority.
Camera IconApple Chief Executive Tim Cook posed for a selfie with customers during the debut of the iPhone X at an Apple Store. Cook recognizes imputed taxable income and is not provided a tax reimbursement for personal use of private aircraft.
Kane ill but Wanyama back in Tottenham training
We trusted him from day one here because we felt the potential and he deserves full credit for all he has achieved". Shearer believes Kane could be a one-club man and Pochettino compared him to Roma legend Francesco Totti.
Congress MLA slaps constable, slapped back
The BJP wrested power from the Congress , winning close to a two thirds majority with 44 seats in the 68-member Assembly. After being slapped, in a shocking way the police constable retaliated and slapped the MLA Asha Kumari back.
Chilly Today, Slight Chance for Snow Saturday
High temperatures will only reach the middle single digits, keeping wind chills from minus 5 to minus 15 degrees through the day. Extremely cold air continues to grip the upper midwest eastward through the Ohio Valley/Great Lakes into the northeast.
Bucs injury report: Cameron Brate among 3 Bucs sidelined
Despite a nine-year layoff, Gruden has been putting together a staff behind the scenes and is serious about making a return. The Saints ruled out offensive tackle Terron Armstead for Sunday's regular-season finale against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers .
Snapchat will be basically unavoidable with Stories Everywhere
Leading the effort is Rahul Chopra , formerly the senior vice president and global head of video for News Corp , Cheddar reports. To get feedback on the app's performance and design, it has distributed a variety of Android devices to the engineering teams.
Softbank buys large stake in Uber
In an earlier report in August , the paper said Uber was losing roughly $9,000 a vehicle , 18 times more than previously believed. As part of the deal, Uber plans to add six directors, two of whom come from SoftBank, and expand voting rights for all investors.