Crash of a BAe 3212 Jetstream 31 in Canaima

Date & Time: Jun 27, 2019 at 1130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV2536
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Puerto Ordaz - Canaima
MSN:
9966
YOM:
1992
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown on runway 18/36 at Canaima Airport, the twin engine airplane went out of control, veered off runway and came to rest in flames in the bush. All occupants evacuated safely while the aircraft was partially destroyed by fire. It was reported that a tire burst upon landing.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2TP in La Paragua

Date & Time: Jan 6, 2018
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV1944
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
La Paragua - Canaima
MSN:
1G185-58
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, the single engine aircraft stalled and crashed in flames in an open field. Both pilots were seriously injured and the aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire.

Crash of a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain near Canaima: 2 killed

Date & Time: Aug 1, 2016 at 0730 LT
Operator:
Registration:
YV607T
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
La Paragua – Canaima
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a cargo flight from La Paragua to Canaima. While descending to Canaima in the early morning, the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances some 34 km northeast of the intended destination. The wreckage was found few hours later and both pilots have been killed.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Canaima: 1 killed

Date & Time: Apr 17, 2009 at 1532 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV1181
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Canaima-Porlamar
MSN:
208-0695
YOM:
1998
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

The single engine aircraft crashed on take off from Canaima airport, bound for Porlamar with British and American tourists on board. A six year old boy was killed while three other passengers were seriously injured. It seems that the engine stopped shortly after take off.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Arecuna

Date & Time: Mar 5, 2006 at 1545 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-1149C
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
Porlamar-Canaima
MSN:
208-0669
YOM:
1998
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a special flight from Porlamar to Canaima with 11 passengers on board, all from the Czech Republic. During flight, the crew tried to make an emergency landing but the aircraft hit the ground and overturned. Both pilots were slightly injured while all passengers escaped without injury. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2 in La Paragua: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 8, 2005 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-280C
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Canaima-La Paragua
MSN:
1G214-09
YOM:
1991
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:

Both pilots were killed when the aircraft crashed 8 NM from La Paragua airport.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Tocomita: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 8, 2003 at 0932 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-1069C
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Porlamar-Canaima
MSN:
208-0713
YOM:
1998
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
14
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
After engine problem, the pilot decided to divert to Tocomita airport. On approach, the single engine aircraft crashed into trees 100 meters short of runway.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-28 in Canaima

Date & Time: Jan 29, 2002 at 1130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-1043CP
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Santa Elena de Uairen-Kavak
MSN:
1AJ009-11
YOM:
1991
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
15
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

On landing on runway 06/24, the aircraft veered off after the right gear failed. All 17 occupants escaped unharmed but the aircraft was written off. The runway was in bad conditions at the time of the accident.

Crash of a Douglas DC-3 in Ciudad Bolivar: 24 killed

Date & Time: Jan 25, 2001 at 1815 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-224C
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Canaima-Ciudad Bolivar-Porlamar
MSN:
19055
YOM:
1943
Flight number:
RM225
Country:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
20
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
24

Crash of a Douglas DC-3 in Canaima: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 2, 1998 at 0945 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-611C
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Canaima-Canaima
MSN:
01977
YOM:
1938
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
22
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1