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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 68248
Last updated: 12 August 2020
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Time:17:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic C340 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 340A
Registration: YV-1451
C/n / msn: 340A-0641
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Near Quiripital, Guatopo National Park. -   Venezuela
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Valle de La Pascua (SVVP)
Destination airport:Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (SVCS)
Reported missing about 17:00 LT, after last contact to ATC, over Quiripital. Search/Rescue crew was not able to find crash site, because rough terrain and poor weather. Search is on course. On Sept. 16, found crashed without survivors.

Cause: "The DGPIAAE determines that the most probable cause for the occurrence of this accident was the loss of situational awareness, caused mainly by adverse weather conditions and reduced visibility in which the descent phase took place, so it is possible to establish the Human Factor as the cause and the Physical Factor as the contributor."


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report

Revision history:

16-Sep-2009 09:21 Aviaconsult Added
17-Sep-2009 05:36 Aviaconsult Updated
29-Apr-2020 07:15 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]
29-Apr-2020 07:19 harro Updated [Operator, Destination airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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