Crash of a Cessna 750 Citation X at La Carlota AFB

Date & Time: Aug 21, 2019 at 1100 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
1060
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
La Carlota - La Carlota
MSN:
750-0134
YOM:
2000
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was engaged in a local test flight at La Carlota-General Francisco de Miranda AFB in Caracas. During the takeoff roll, a tire burst on the right main gear that collapsed and was torn off. The airplane veered off runway to the left then the left main gear collapsed as well and the airplane came to rest on its belly with the nose gear still extended. There were no injuries among the crew.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-28 in La Carlota AFB, Caracas: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 12, 2010 at 0725 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
ENBV-0063
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Valle de la Puesca-La Carlota
MSN:
AJE002-02
YOM:
2000
Flight number:
FAV063
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:

Aircraft left Valle de la Pascua at 0646LT to La Carlota Air Base, near Caracas. At 0722LT, crew informed ATC he was flying at 7,000 feet, this was the last contact. Aircraft struck a mountain and all three occupants were killed.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-28 in Venezuela: 16 killed

Date & Time: Dec 10, 2004 at 1050 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
GN-97121
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Puerto Ayacucho-La Carlota
MSN:
AJE001-15
YOM:
1999
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
13
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
16
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft crashed in a wooded area while cruising at 11,500 feet on a flight from Puerto Ayacucho to La Carlota AFB. Seven civilians were also on board. For unknown reasons, pilots were flying at too low altitude.

Crash of a Let 410 in San Cristobal, Venezuela: 4 killed

Date & Time: Jul 13, 2003 at 1415 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
YV-1060CP
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
La Carlota-San Cristobal
MSN:
90 25 05
YOM:
1990
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
During its descent to San Cristobal, the commuter hit a hill side.

Crash of an IAI Arava 201 in La Carlota AFB, Caracas

Date & Time: Feb 28, 1990 at 0730 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
GN-7960
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
La Carlota AFB-Los Roques
MSN:
064
YOM:
1979
Flight number:
GN960
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air 200 in La Carlota AFB, Caracas: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jan 12, 1989 at 0810 LT
Registration:
YV-597CP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Charallave-La Carlota
MSN:
BB-0394
YOM:
1978
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2

Crash of a Beechcraft Queen Air 80 in La Carlota AFB, Caracas: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 11, 1986 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-247P
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
MSN:
LD-316
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1

Crash of a Cessna 500 Citation I near Machiques: 2 killed

Date & Time: Dec 15, 1979
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
YV-O-MAC-1
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Schedule:
La Carlota - La Carlota
MSN:
500-0336
YOM:
1976
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
3
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The airplane departed La Carlota-General Francisco de Miranda earlier in the day on an inspection flight on behalf of the Venezuelan Ministry of Agriculture and Farming. While flying along the Colombia - Venezuela border, the crew encountered an unexpected situation and was forced to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft crashed in a mountainous area near Machiques and came to rest in flames. All three passengers, among them Minister Luciano Valero, escaped uninjured while both pilots were killed.

Crash of a Rockwell Shrike Commander 500S near Chirimena: 3 killed

Date & Time: Jun 27, 1979
Registration:
YV-827P
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Porlamar - Caracas
MSN:
500-3221
YOM:
1974
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane departed Porlamar Airport on a flight to La Carlota-Francisco de Miranda Airport in Caracas. After passing Cape Codera, the pilot reported his position to ATC. Shortly later, while cruising in bad weather, the airplane struck the slope of a mountain located in the region of Chirimena. All three occupants were killed.

Crash of a Beechcraft 65-B80 Queen Air 80 in Caracas: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jul 17, 1978
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-1111P
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
La Carlota - Porlamar
MSN:
LD-425
YOM:
1969
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from La Carlota-Francisco de Miranda Airbase in Caracas, en route to Porlamar, the twin engine airplane struck the slope of a mountain located near Caracas. The aircraft was destroyed and both occupants were killed.