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Accident
Last updated: 14 December 2017
Status:Zwischenbericht
Datum:Sonntag 5 März 2006
Zeit:ca 15:45
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-1149C
Werknummer: 208B-0669
Baujahr: 1998
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Arekuna (   Venezuela)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Passagierflug
Flug von:Porlamar-del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport (PMV/SVMG), Venezuela
Flug nach:Canaima Airport (CAJ/SVCN), Venezuela
Unfallbericht:
The Cessna departed Porlamar (PMV) at 15:09 on a flight to Canaima (CAJ). On board were eleven Czech tourists. Some twenty minutes short of Canaima, the engine quit. The airplane began to descend from its cruising altitude of 10000 feet. The pilots managed to keep the airplane airborne for twelve minutes. A forced landing was carried out near the Arekuna Camp, located close to the Canaima National Park. On landing the aircraft ran into a ditch and overturned.

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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: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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