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Pilots die after crop dusting planes crash in Limón

Two pilots died Tuesday morning after their airplanes collided above a farm they were fumigating in Pococí, Limón on Costa Rica’s Caribbean coast.

The pilots were Fernando Salazar, 43, and Ricardo Joaquín Venegas, 45, according to the daily La Nación. Both worked for the company El Colono Agropecuario. Civil Aviation has not yet determined the cause of the accident.

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