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Accident description
Last updated: 21 March 2018
Date:Monday 26 December 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A100 King Air
Registration: YV1507
C/n / msn: B-155
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Paparo (   Venezuela)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Barcelona-Gen J A Anzoategui Airport (BLA/SVBC), Venezuela
Destination airport:Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (SVCS), Venezuela
The pilots of a Beech King Air, registered YV1507, carried out a forced landing on a road near Paparo, Venezuela. There were no injuries but the airplane sustained substantial damage.
Both engines had lost power en route, forcing the crew to attempt to land on a road. The right hand wing was cut off immediately outside the no. 2 engine. The horizontal stabilizer also broke off.



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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 Barcelona-Gen J A Anzoategui Airport to Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport as the crow flies is 232 km (145 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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