Runway excursion Accident Boeing 737-2H4 YV162T,
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Date:Thursday 16 October 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-2H4
Registration: YV162T
MSN: 23055/970
Year of manufacture:1983
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A (HK3)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 54
Aircraft damage: Substantial, written off
Location:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS) -   Venezuela
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Puerto Ordaz Airport (PZO/SVPR)
Destination airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
RUTACA Boeing 737 registered YV162T landed on runway 28R at Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS) following a domestic flight from Puerto Ordaz (PZO). After touchdown the airplane swerved to the left. The nose came to rest on the runway embankment.


18:00 UTC / 15:30 local time:
SVMI 161800Z 34002KT 9999 -DZ SCT016 OVC090 26/23 Q1012=
wind 340 degrees at 2 knots, light drizzle, scattered clouds at 1,600 ft. and overcast 9,000 ft., temperature 26°C,dewpoint 23°C, QNH 1012 mb


El Universal



photo (c) Joan Balza; Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI); 16 October 2008

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