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Crash of a BAe 3212 Jetstream 31 in Canaima

Date & Time: Jun 27, 2019 at 1130 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV2536
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Puerto Ordaz - Canaima
MSN:
9966
YOM:
1992
Country:
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
After touchdown on runway 18/36 at Canaima Airport, the twin engine airplane went out of control, veered off runway and came to rest in flames in the bush. All occupants evacuated safely while the aircraft was partially destroyed by fire. It was reported that a tire burst upon landing.

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 Douglas DC-9 in Puerto Ordaz

Date & Time: Sep 26, 2011 at 0855 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV136T
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Caracas-Puerto Ordaz
MSN:
47738/830
YOM:
1976
Flight number:
VH342
Country:
Crew on board:
5
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
125
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Aircraft made a very hard landing at Puerto Ordaz following a regular scheduled flight from Caracas. After touch down, the fuselage was bend in the rear and both engines broke off from their respectives mounts. All 130 occupants escaped but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of an ATR42-320 in Puerto Ordaz: 17 killed

Date & Time: Sep 13, 2010 at 0959 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV1010
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Porlamar - Puerto Ordaz
MSN:
371
YOM:
1994
Flight number:
VCV2350
Country:
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
47
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
17
Circumstances:
On final approach to Puerto Ordaz, aircraft crashed in an industrial park located eight kilometers short of runway 07. While 34 occupants were injured, 17 others were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Canaima: 1 killed

Date & Time: Apr 17, 2009 at 1532 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV1181
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Canaima-Porlamar
MSN:
208-0695
YOM:
1998
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1
Circumstances:

The single engine aircraft crashed on take off from Canaima airport, bound for Porlamar with British and American tourists on board. A six year old boy was killed while three other passengers were seriously injured. It seems that the engine stopped shortly after take off.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Antabare

Date & Time: Jul 21, 2007 at 1655 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV1182
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
MSN:
208-0729
YOM:
1998
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff from Antabare airport, the engine lost power and the crew elected to perform an emergency landing in an open field. On landing, the aircraft hit trees and came to rest in a trench.

Crash of a Dornier DO.28D-2 Skyservant in El Callao

Date & Time: Jun 15, 2005 at 0940 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
YV-664CP
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Puerto Ordaz – El Callao
MSN:
4084
YOM:
1971
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While approaching El Callao following an uneventful flight from Puerto Ordaz, the pilot encountered technical problems and elected to make an emergency landing. The aircraft crash landed near Caserio San Juan and came to rest, bursting into flames. All three occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was destroyed by a post crash fire.

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.