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Last updated: 18 November 2019
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Date:Sunday 7 October 2007
Time:ca 21:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic GLF2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman American G-1159 Gulfstream II B
Operator:private
Registration: XB-KKU
C/n / msn: 119
First flight: 1972
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:ca 9 km from Santo Domingo Airport (STD) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Bonaire-Flamingo International Airport (BON/TNCB), Caribbean Netherlands
Destination airport:Santo Domingo-Mayor Buenaventura Vivas Airport (STD/SVSO), Venezuela
Narrative:
A Gulfstream II B jet impacted trees and disintegrated when impacting the ground near Santo Domingo Airport, Venezuela.
Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed in the area at the time, and an instrument flight rules flight plan was filed. Both pilots were fatally injured and the airplane was destroyed.

Sources:
» Rescate.com
» NTSB


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Distance from Bonaire-Flamingo International Airport to Santo Domingo-Mayor Buenaventura Vivas Airport as the crow flies is 651 km (407 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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