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Last updated: 18 October 2017
Datum:Freitag 8 August 2003
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Servicios Aéreos Sucre - SASCA
Kennzeichen: YV-1069C
Werknummer: 208B-0713
Baujahr: 1998
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 16
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Tocomita (   Venezuela)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Porlamar-del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport (PMV/SVMG), Venezuela
Flug nach:Canaima Airport (CAJ/SVCN), Venezuela
The Cessna was flying tourists to Canaima, when it developed engine problems en route at 11.000 feet. The pilot decided to divert to Tocomita. The Grand Caravan crashed in trees, just 100 metres short of the Tocomita runway.

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» Juzgado Superior del Trabajo de la Circunscripción Judicial del Estado Nueva Esparta OP02-R-2005-000041


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Porlamar-del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport to Canaima Airport as the crow flies is 532 km (332 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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