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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Datum:dinsdag 4 juli 2017
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159A Gulfstream III
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:SATA-Serv. Coord. de Transp. Aéreo del Ejecutivo Nac'l
Registratie: YV2896
Constructienummer: 469
Bouwjaar: 1986
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 9 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:50 km (31.3 mijl) WNW van Macanao (   Venezuela)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Staatsvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Porlamar-del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport (PMV/SVMG), Venezuela
Vliegveld van aankomst:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
A Gulfstream III corporate jet, operated by Venezuelan government agency SATA crashed into the sea off Macanao, Venezuela.
ONSA Venezuela, the maritime SAR agency, stated that, according to preliminary information, the flight reported a hydraulic failure and control difficulties while 40 Nautical Miles from the Porlamar Airport. In less than three minutes the crew reported being at 3000 feet, preparing to ditch.
The following day two bodies were retrieved from the water. Seven other occupants are still missing, though believed to have been killed in the accident.

» ONSA Venezuela


photo of Gulfstream-Aerospace-G-1159A-Gulfstream-III-YV2896
accident date: 04-07-2017
type: Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159A Gulfstream III
registration: YV2896

Video, social media

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Porlamar-del Caribe Santiago Mariño International Airport en Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport bedraagt 330 km (206 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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