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Crash of a Beechcraft 65-A90 King Air in Guyana: 3 killed

Date & Time: Nov 1, 2008 at 1254 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
N87V
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Imbaimadai - Imbaimadai
MSN:
LM-130
YOM:
1971
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
1
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft departed Imbaimadai for a geophysical research mission on behalf of a Canadian company, carrying one passenger and two pilots. The accident occurred in unknown circumstances and the aircraft was missing. SAR operations did not find any trace of the aircraft nor the three occupants.

Crash of a Stinson SM-1 Detroiter in Guyana: 1 killed

Date & Time: Aug 26, 1927
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
NX773
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Brunswick - Rio de Janeiro
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:
Pilot Paul Rinaldo Redfern, sole on board, was performing a flight from Brunswick, Georgia, to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. At 1500LT, a Dutch Ship's crew spotted the aircraft overflying the Caribbean Sea. Few hours later, the aircraft christened 'Port of Brunswick' disappeared without trace. SAR were suspended after few days as no trace of the aircraft nor the pilot were found. An American expedition team found the debris of the aircraft in the jungle of Guyana ten years later.