Accident description
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 8 March 2005
Time:09:33
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Operator:Air Global
Registration: YV-21CP
C/n / msn: 500-0115
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Charallave-Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (   Venezuela) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Maturín-Quiriquire Airport (MUN/SVMT), Venezuela
Destination airport:Charallave-Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (SVCS), Venezuela
Narrative:
The first VOR/DME approach to Charallave was abandoned. As the airplane broke through the cloud base at 800 feet during the second attempt to land at runway 28, it was not properly lined up with the runway. To avoid a collision with the control tower, the Citation turned right. The aircraft then crashed and burned.

Sources:
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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 Maturín-Quiriquire Airport to Charallave-Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport as the crow flies is 403 km (252 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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