Date & Time: Aug 16, 2009 at 1805 LT
Type of aircraft:
Britten-Norman Islander
Operator:
Registration:
YV212T
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Los Roques-Caracas
MSN:
171
YOM:
1970
Country:
Venezuela
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
9
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:

On descent to Caracas, pilot informed ATC about technical problem. He ditch the aircraft off shore. All ten occupants were injured and rescued but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.