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Crash of a Rockwell Aero Commander 500 in Dabajuro: 1 killed

Accident description

  • Sep 26, 2017
  • HI-560
  • Landing (descent or approach)
  • Private
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • 500-778-69
  • 1958
  • Dabajuro, Falcón
  • Venezuela
  • South America
  • 1
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • Apparently following technical issues, the pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing at Dabajuro Airport. The twin engine aircraft crash landed near the runway and struck two motorcyclists. One of them was killed while the second was injured. The airplane was damaged beyond repair and the pilot was uninjured.