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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 44229
Last updated: 12 November 2019
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Date:05-JAN-2006
Time:17:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE95 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 95-B55 Baron
Owner/operator:Private
Registration: YV-1612P
C/n / msn: TC-2232
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Piedras Negras -   Venezuela
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Paraguana
Destination airport:Merida
Narrative:
On January 5, 2006, at 1700 eastern standard time, a twin-engine Beech 95-B55 airplane, was destroyed upon impact with terrain while in cruise flight near Piedras Negras, State of Merida, in the Republic of Venezuela. The commercial pilot and his passenger were fatally injured. The airplane was owned and operated by a private individual. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the personal flight for which a visual flight rules (VFR) flight plan was filed. The flight originated from Paraguana at 1356, with Merida as its intended destination.

The wreckage of the airplane was located 3 days after the accident on the side of a mountain at the 13,200 foot level. A post-impact fire consumed most of the airframe.


Sources:

http://www.ntsb.gov/ntsb/brief.asp?ev_id=20060111X00051&key=1


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
28-Oct-2008 00:45 ASN archive Added
29-Feb-2012 02:35 harro Updated [Cn, Operator, Narrative]

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