Date & Time: Feb 9, 2012 at 1200 LT
Operator: Transcarga International Airways (37227)">
Valera - Punto Fijo
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Twin engine aircraft was performing a cargo flight from Valera-Dr. Antonio Nicolás Briceño Airport to Punto Fijo-Josefa Camejo Airport with two crew and one passenger on board. Cargo was consisting of valuables. On approach to Punto Fijo, crew encountered technical problems and elected to ditch the aircraft off the Amuay refinery. All three occupants were rescued while the aircraft sunk.