Explore Theophane in French Guiana
Theophane in the region of French Guiana (general) is a town in French Guiana - some 147 mi or ( 236 km ) South-West of Cayenne , the country's capital city .
Current time in Theophane is now 05:13 AM (Wednesday) . The local timezone is named " America/Cayenne " with a UTC offset of -3 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Winiwe, Sonnelle, Papaichton, Maripa-Village, and L-Enfant Perdu. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Winiwe . Where to go and what to see in Theophane ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.
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Interesting facts about this location
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 4 km away
Lawa Tabiki Airstrip
Lawa Tabiki Airstrip, near Lawa Tabiki, Suriname.
Located at 3.68 -54.09 (Lat./Long.); Less than 4 km away
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.
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.
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