Date & Time: Mar 8, 2005 at 0923 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 500 Citation
Registration:
YV-21CP
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Maturin-Charallave
MSN:
500-0115
YOM:
1973
Country:
Venezuela
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
A first landing attempt on runway 28 was abandoned. On the second attempt, the crew passed under cloud layer at 800 feet and was in front of the control tower. Captain made a sharp turn and the aircraft crashed in a wooded area. Both pilots were killed and the aircraft was destroyed.