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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 134225
Last updated: 8 May 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE36 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 36 Bonanza
Owner/operator:Francisco Belarosa
Registration: YV-1450P
C/n / msn: E-1220
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:80 miles north of Aruba -   Atlantic Ocean
Phase: En route
Departure airport:SVMC
Destination airport:MBPV
On Thursday, July 26, 2001, about 0609 eastern daylight time (EDT), a Beechcraft BE-36, Venezuelan registration YV-1450P, ditched in the Caribbean Sea, about 80 miles north of Aruba, Netherlands Antilles. It is unknown whether a flight plan was filed or the type of meteorological conditions that prevailed. The pilot-in-command and one passenger received minor injuries. The flight departed from Maracaibo, Venezuela , about 1 hour 26 minutes before the accident.

It was reported that prior to the ditching, the pilot transmitted a MAYDAY call. The occupants were rescued by a helicopter operating in the general area of the ditching.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Venezuela. Any further information pertaining this accident may be obtained from:

Direccion de Aeronautica Civil
Prevencion e Investigacion de accidentes
Parque Central Torre Este, Piso 34,
Caracas 1010, Venezuela
Telephone 582-509-2457

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained from or released by the government of Venezuela.



NTSB id 20010801X01575

Revision history:

22-Dec-2016 10:30 harro Updated [Location, Country, Narrative]
21-Nov-2017 17:10 BEAVERSPOTTER Updated [Cn]

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