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Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2TP in La Paragua

Date & Time: Jan 6, 2018
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV1944
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
La Paragua - Canaima
MSN:
1G185-58
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, the single engine aircraft stalled and crashed in flames in an open field. Both pilots were seriously injured and the aircraft was totally destroyed by a post crash fire.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2T in La Paragua

Date & Time: Mar 30, 2017
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV1638
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
1G108-59
YOM:
1969
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The pilot was forced to attempt an emergency landing in a wasteland for unknown reason. There were no casualties but the aircraft was seriously damaged and seems to be writen off.

Crash of a Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain near Canaima: 2 killed

Date & Time: Aug 1, 2016 at 0730 LT
Operator:
Registration:
YV607T
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
La Paragua – Canaima
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a cargo flight from La Paragua to Canaima. While descending to Canaima in the early morning, the twin engine aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances some 34 km northeast of the intended destination. The wreckage was found few hours later and both pilots have been killed.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2TP near La Paragua: 2 killed

Date & Time: Mar 8, 2005 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-280C
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Canaima – La Paragua
MSN:
1G214-09
YOM:
1985
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
While approaching La Paragua on a positioning flight from Canaima, the single engine aircraft crashed in a wooded and hilly terrain located 13 km from the destination. Both pilots were killed.

Crash of a PZL-Mielec AN-2T near La Paragua

Date & Time: Oct 13, 2003
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
YV-901C
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
La Paragua – Urimán
MSN:
1G238-27
YOM:
1991
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Few minutes after takeoff from La Paragua, the pilot encountered engine problems and elected to make an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed and was damaged beyond repair. The pilot escaped uninjured.
Probable cause:
Engine problems of unknown origin.