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Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 5 May 2013
Time:10:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ60 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 60
Operator:private
Registration: N119FD
C/n / msn: 60-029
First flight: 1994
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW305
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 3 km W of Valencia-Arturo Michelena International Airport (VLN) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (SVCS), Venezuela
Destination airport:Valencia-Arturo Michelena International Airport (VLN/SVVA), Venezuela
Narrative:
A Learjet 60 corporate jet, registered N199FD, was destroyed when it crashed in a residential zone of Valencia, Venezuela, killing both occupants.
One building and six cars were damaged on the ground. The airplane came down about 3 km short of the runway 10 threshold.

Sources:
» Noticias 24
» El Universal


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Distance from Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport to Valencia-Arturo Michelena International Airport as the crow flies is 122 km (76 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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