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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 46171
Last updated: 24 November 2021
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Date:01-NOV-2008
Time:16:54
Type:Beechcraft 65-A90-1 King Air
Owner/operator:Dynamic Avlease, Inc
Registration: N87V
MSN: LM-130
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Aircraft missing
Category:Accident
Location:Western Guyana -   Guyana
Phase: En route
Nature:SU
Departure airport:Cheddi Jagan International Airport (GEO/SYCJ)
Destination airport:Georgetown, (SYCJ)
Investigating agency: NTSB
Narrative:
On November 1, 2008, at about 1654 universal coordinated time, a Beechcraft King Air 65-A90, N87V, owned and operated by Dynamic AvLease incorporated, was reported missing when it did not return from a geological surveying mission in a remote area of Guyana. The airline transport-rated pilot, commercial-rated co-pilot and passenger are missing. The flight originated from the Cheddi Jagan International Airport, Georgetown, Guyana, earlier that day.

According to the aircraft operator, about six aircraft were used to search the area for the missing airplane on November 2, 2008. For two weeks the air search continued and the airplane was not located. The Guyanese Government has called off the air search, and the ground search is ongoing.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Guyana. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Zulficar Mohamed
Head of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority
592-624-0586

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Government of Guyana.
Probable Cause: none

Sources:

NTSB


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Nov-2008 03:56 Dmitriy Added
04-Nov-2008 22:21 Learie Updated
04-Nov-2008 22:32 Anon. Updated
02-May-2009 23:53 slowkid Updated
08-Sep-2014 12:46 Aerossurance Updated [Phase, Departure airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
21-Dec-2016 19:24 ASN Update Bot Updated [Time, Damage, Category, Investigating agency]
03-Dec-2017 12:10 ASN Update Bot Updated [Operator, Other fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
10-Jun-2020 06:05 Anon. Updated [Departure airport]
02-Oct-2021 19:08 Anon. Updated [Damage]

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