Date & Time: Jan 7, 2011 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Partenavia P.68
Operator:
Registration:
YV1303
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Porlamar - Charallave
MSN:
353
YOM:
1973
Country:
Venezuela
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
5
Pax fatalities:
4
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
While on a flight from Porlamar to Charallave, Caracas, pilot encountered problem and elected to make an emergency landing. Aircraft eventually crashed in a field and collided with a tree. Five occupants were killed as a young girl aged ten was seriously injured.