Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 17 June 1991
Time:22:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Gulfstream Aerospace G-1159 Gulfstream II
Operator:Castor Trading
Registration: N204RC
C/n / msn: 34
First flight: 1968
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Charallave-Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (   Venezuela) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Destination airport:Charallave-Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (SVCS), Venezuela
Narrative:
Crashed in mountainous terrain while on approach to Caracas.

Sources:
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Distance from Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport to Charallave-Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport as the crow flies is 40 km (25 miles).

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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