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Last updated: 11 December 2019
Fecha:martes 16 agosto 2016
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C550 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 550 Citation II
Registración: YV3051
Numéro de série: 550-0070
Año de Construcción: 1979
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (   Venezuela)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (SVCS), Venezuela
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Barinas Airport (BNS/SVBI), Venezuela
A Cessna 550 Citation II, YV3051, was destroyed in an accident near Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport in Venezuela. Both pilots were killed.
A video of the accident show the aircraft gaining little height on took off from runway 10. It then turned right, sliding down a wooded slope. It then impacted a rocky gully and burst into flames.
The Charallave Airport is located on a plateau with a runway elevation of about 650 m. Elevation of the Autopista Francisco de Miranda, a road running to the south of the airport, is about 380 m near the accident location.

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photo of Cessna-550-Citation-II-YV3051

Video, social media

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 Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport to Barinas Airport as the crow flies is 415 km (259 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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