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Explore Sonnelle in French Guiana
Sonnelle in the region of French Guiana (general) is a place in French Guiana - some 143 mi or ( 229 km ) South-West of Cayenne , the country's capital city .
Time in Sonnelle is now 08:59 PM (Tuesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Cayenne " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Wilfried, Wakapou, Theophane, Maripa-Village, and Grand Carbet. Since you are here already, consider visiting Wilfried . Where to go and what to see in Sonnelle ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
2008 Suriname plane crash
On Thursday, April 3, 2008, an Antonov An-28 operated by Blue Wing Airlines crashed upon landing at the Lawa Antino Airport of Benzdorp in Suriname. The plane carried 17 passengers and a crew of 2, all of whom died in the crash. The crash occurred around 11:00 ART. Initial media reports indicate that the airplane had to abort the landing, as the runway was being used by another Bluewing AN-28 aircraft. The airplane attempted a go-around, but failed to gain height and crashed into a mountain.
Lawa Antino Airstrip
Lawa Antino Airstrip is an airstrip located near Antino on the Lawa border river between Suriname & French Guiana and the gold mining village of Benzdorp in Suriname. On Thursday, April 3, 2008, an Antonov An-28 operated by Blue Wing Airlines crashed upon landing at the Lawa Antino Airport of Benzdorp in Suriname. The plane carried 17 passengers and a crew of 2, all of whom died in the crash.
Maripasoula Airport is an airport located 3.5 km north of Maripasoula, a commune in the arrondissement of Saint-Laurent-du-Maroni in French Guiana. It is near the Lawa River, which forms the border between French Guiana and Suriname.
Benzdorp is a town in the Sipaliwini District of Suriname. On April 3, 2008, an airplane operated by Blue Wing Airlines crashed upon landing at Lawa Antino Airport near Benzdorp.
Located at 3.68 -54.08 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
Lawa Tabiki Airstrip
Lawa Tabiki Airstrip, near Lawa Tabiki, Suriname.
Located at 3.68 -54.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 13 km away
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