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

Date & Time: Jan 12, 1989 at 0810 LT
Registration:
YV-597CP
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Valencia – La Carlota
MSN:
BB-394
YOM:
1978
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
On approach to La Carlota-General Francisco de Miranda AFB, the crew was instructed to divert due to poor weather conditions at destination. While initiating a go-around procedure, the crew lost control of the aircraft that crashed in the backyard of a house, about 7,8 km short of runway. Both occupants were killed.

Crash of an IAI Arava 201 in La Carlota: 4 killed

Date & Time: Sep 5, 1988
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
GN-7952
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
MSN:
049
YOM:
1978
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from La Carlota-General Francisco de Miranda AFB, the airplane lots height and crashed on a textile mill, bursting into flames. All three crew members as well as one people on the ground were killed.

Crash of a Piper PA-31-325 Navajo C/R in Caracas: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jun 14, 1987
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-1162P
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from La Carlota-General Francisco de Miranda Airbase, while climbing, the twin engine aircraft stalled and crashed in an industrial area, bursting into flames. All five occupants were killed.

Crash of a Beechcraft 65-B80 Queen Air in La Carlota: 1 killed

Date & Time: Oct 11, 1986 at 0815 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
YV-247P
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
La Carlota – Los Roques
MSN:
LD-316
YOM:
1967
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
7
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from La Carlota-General Francisco de Miranda AFB, the crew encountered technical problems and elected to return. The aircraft lost height and eventually struck the roof of a garage and crashed in the district of Macaracuay, less than 3 km southeast from the airport. All seven occupants were killed while there were no injuries on ground.

Crash of a Beechcraft 90 King Air near Chiguará: 4 killed

Date & Time: Apr 14, 1983
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
YV-706P
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
La Carlota - Mérida
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
The twin engine airplane departed La Carlota-Francisco de Miranda AFB at 1430LT on a flight to Mérida, carrying two passengers and two crew (one civilian and three military personnel) on behalf of the Servicio de Transporte de la Guardia Nacional. While descending to Mérida, the aircraft struck the slope of a mountain located near Chiguará, about 40 km west of Mérida Airport. The aircraft was destroyed and all four occupants were killed.

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

Date & Time: Dec 15, 1979
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
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.

Crash of a Douglas C-47A in La Carlota AFB

Date & Time: Sep 17, 1947
Registration:
YV-C-CAJ
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Crashed on landing for unknown reason. Both crew members were slightly injured while the aircraft was written off.

Crash of a Douglas C-47 in La Carlota AFB, Caracas

Date & Time: Mar 20, 1947 at 1200 LT
Operator:
Registration:
YV-C-AMU
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
09512
YOM:
1943
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0