Date & Time: Jun 16, 2011 at 0950 LT
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Maracay - Puerto Ordaz
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While on a flight from Maracay to Puerto Ordaz, pilot detected smoke in the cockpit and elected to make an emergency landing. Aircraft came to rest in a field located 20 km east from Zaraza and burned. Both occupants escaped unhurt. Crew was performing a cargo flight with bank documents aboard.
Technical problem in flight.