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Crash of a Beechcraft A100 King Air in Charallave: 9 killed

Date & Time: Dec 19, 2019
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV1104
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Guasipati – Charallave
MSN:
B-231
YOM:
1977
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
9
Circumstances:
On final approach to Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport in marginal weather conditions, the twin engine airplane crashed in unknown circumstances about 8 km from the runway threshold. The aircraft was destroyed and all nine occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 550 Citation II in Charallave: 2 killed

Date & Time: Aug 16, 2016 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV3051
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Charallave - Barinas
MSN:
550-0071
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from runway 10 in Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport, while in initial climb, the aircraft banked to the right, lost altitude and eventually crashed in a huge explosion in a dense wooded area located down below the airfield. The aircraft was totally destroyed by impact forces and a post crash fire and both crew members were killed.

Crash of a Cessna S550 Citation II in Charallave

Date & Time: Aug 26, 2015 at 2230 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV3125
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Oranjestad – Barcelona – Charallave
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a charter flight from Oranjestad (Aruba) to Charallave with an intermediate stop in Barcelona. During the night approach to runway 10, the captain decided to make a go around for undetermined reason. During the second attempt to land, the aircraft landed long and the touchdown appeared to be half way down the runway 10 which is 2,000 meters long. Unable to stop within the remaining distance, the aircraft overran, went down an embankment and came to rest. All eight occupants were evacuated safely while the aircraft was written off. The passengers were members of the pop band 'Los Cadillac's' with the Venezuelian singer and actor Arán de las Casas.

Crash of a Rockwell 690C Jetprop 840 off Los Roques

Date & Time: Oct 10, 2014 at 1000 LT
Operator:
Registration:
YV1315
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Los Roques - Charallave
MSN:
690-11618
YOM:
1980
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft was performing a private flight from the island of Los Roques to Charallave-Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport. Shortly after take off, while climbing, the aircraft went out of control and crashed in a lagoon, few meters off shore. All seven occupants were able to escape and were slightly injured while the aircraft broken in two and came to rest in one meter deep water.

Crash of a Partenavia P.68 in Venezuela: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jan 7, 2011 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV1303
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Porlamar - Charallave
MSN:
353
YOM:
1973
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
While on a flight from Porlamar to Charallave, Caracas, pilot encountered problem and elected to make an emergency landing. Aircraft eventually crashed in a field and collided with a tree. Five occupants were killed as a young girl aged ten was seriously injured.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air 100 in Valera: 6 killed

Date & Time: Mar 1, 2009 at 1153 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
YV2129
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Charallave-Valera
MSN:
B-083
YOM:
1971
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:

On approach to Valera-Carvajal airport, the aircraft hit the Cerro Piedra Gorda located 35 km while descending to 9'650 feet. All 6 occupants were killed.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air 350 in Venezuela: 2 killed

Date & Time: May 24, 2005 at 1600 LT
Registration:
YV-783CP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Caracas-Charallave
MSN:
FL-313
YOM:
2001
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Crew was performing a ferry flight from Caracas-Maiquetia-Simon Bolivar airport to Charallave. The twin engine aircraft left the airport of Simon Bolivar at 1540LT and crashed in a wooded area near El Junquito 20 minutes later.

Crash of a Cessna 500 Citation in Charallave: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 8, 2005 at 0923 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
YV-21CP
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Maturin-Charallave
MSN:
500-0115
YOM:
1973
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
A first landing attempt on runway 28 was abandoned. On the second attempt, the crew passed under cloud layer at 800 feet and was in front of the control tower. Captain made a sharp turn and the aircraft crashed in a wooded area. Both pilots were killed and the aircraft was destroyed.

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air 90 in Fort Lauderdale: 1 killed

Date & Time: Jun 13, 2001 at 2122 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-2466P
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Charallave-Fort Lauderdale
MSN:
LJ-0591
YOM:
1973
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Captain / Total flying hours:
3203
Captain / Total hours on type:
1800.00
Aircraft flight hours:
8052

Crash of a Beechcraft King Air 90 in Charallave

Date & Time: Nov 29, 1999 at 1000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N568SA
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Puerto Rico-Charallave
MSN:
LJ-1568
YOM:
1999
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0