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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Saturday 2 February 2002
Type:Silhouette image of generic D28D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 28D-2 Skyservant
Operator:Transaven
Registration: YV-679C
C/n / msn: 4135
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 13
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Isla Larga, Los Roques (   Venezuela)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Destination airport:Los Roques Airport (LRV/SVRS), Venezuela
Narrative:
A Dornier Do 28D-2 Skyservant turboprop ditched at sea off Isla Larga, Los Roques, Venezuela. The pilot and all twelve passengers were rescued.
The flight was forced to ditch following engine problems.

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Distance from Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport to Los Roques Airport as the crow flies is 153 km (96 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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