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Last updated: 16 October 2021
Status:Preliminary - official
Date:Saturday 21 July 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Línea Turística Aereotuy - LTA
Registration: YV1182
MSN: 208B0955
First flight: 2002
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Antabare Airstrip (   Venezuela)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Antabare Airport (SVTE), Venezuela
Destination airport:Antabare Airport (SVTE), Venezuela
During the initial takeoff climb, about 200 feet above ground level, the flight crew heard a loud bang from the engine followed by a loss of engine power. The propeller was feathered immediately after the loss of power. The airplane impacted with the terrain during the force landing, the wings were damaged by trees. The airplane flipped over onto its back when the nose gear dropped into a trench.

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photo of Cessna-208B-Grand-Caravan-YV1182
accident date: 21-07-2007
type: Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
registration: YV1182


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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