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Accident description
Last updated: 13 October 2015
Date:Thursday 18 November 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic JS31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace 3101 Jetstream 31
Operator:RAVSA - Rutas Aéreas de Venezuela SA
Registration: YV-1083C
C/n / msn: 762
First flight: 1987
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-10UG-513H
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 21
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:El Vigia Airport (VIG/SVVG), Venezuela
Destination airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Flightnumber: 213
The Jetstream 31 aircraft was destroyed in a runway excursion accident at Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS), Venezuela.
The aircraft landed on runway 09 which was wet due to rain. The Jetstream went off the right side of the runway and collided with the airport fire station.

Runway excursion

» Miguel Ángel González (e-mail 6-10-2015)
» Rescate

METAR Weather report:
17:00 UTC / 13:00 local time:
SVMI 181700Z 29005KT 9999 -DZ BKN013 26/26 Q1013=
wind 290 degrees at 5kts, visibility >10000m, light drizzle, 5-7 oktas cloud at 1300ft, temperature 26C dewpoint 26C QNH 1013hPa). A heavy thunderstorm was approaching the airport containing 3-4 oktas cloud at 1200ft.


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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 El Vigia Airport to Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport as the crow flies is 556 km (347 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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