Date & Time: Mar 5, 2006 at 1545 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 208 Caravan
Operator:
Registration:
YV-1149C
Flight Phase:
Flight
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Porlamar-Canaima
MSN:
208-0669
YOM:
1998
Country:
Venezuela
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a special flight from Porlamar to Canaima with 11 passengers on board, all from the Czech Republic. During flight, the crew tried to make an emergency landing but the aircraft hit the ground and overturned. Both pilots were slightly injured while all passengers escaped without injury. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair.