Date & Time: Aug 26, 2009 at 0810 LT
Operator:
Registration:
YV1183
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Los Roques - Porlamar
MSN:
208B-0690
YOM:
1998
Flight number:
TUY202
Country:
Venezuela
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
12
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
In flight, pilot encountered technical problems with the engine and elected to ditch the aircraft off La Tortuga Island. All 13 occupants were rescued by fishermen but aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Causes:
Engine failure.