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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:Preliminar
Fecha:viernes 8 agosto 2003
Hora:09:32
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Servicios Aéreos Sucre - SASCA
Registración: YV-1069C
Numéro de série: 208B-0713
Año de Construcción: 1998
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 13
Total:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Tocomita (   Venezuela)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Porlamar-del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport (PMV/SVMG), Venezuela
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Canaima Airport (CAJ/SVCN), Venezuela
Descripción:
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.

Fuentes:
» El Nacional
» Juzgado Superior del Trabajo de la Circunscripción Judicial del Estado Nueva Esparta OP02-R-2005-000041
» Rescate.com


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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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