Date & Time: Nov 17, 2006 at 1143 LT
Registration:
YV-1220
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Cargo
Survivors:
No
Site:
City
Schedule:
Ocumare del Tuy-Puerto Ayacucho
Country:
Venezuela
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
3
Circumstances:

Shortly after takeoff from Ocumare del Tuy airport, the pilot encountered engine problem and tried to make an emergency landing in a city center's avenue. Prior to landing, the single engine aircraft hit telephone line and crashed on an autobus. The pilot ans 2 occupants of the bus were killed. The pilot was performing a cargo flight to Puerto Ayacucho.