Date & Time: Dec 10, 2004 at 1050 LT
Type of aircraft:
PZL-Mielec AN-28
Operator:
Registration:
GN-97121
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Puerto Ayacucho-La Carlota
MSN:
AJE001-15
YOM:
1999
Country:
Venezuela
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
13
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
16
Circumstances:
The twin engine aircraft crashed in a wooded area while cruising at 11,500 feet on a flight from Puerto Ayacucho to La Carlota AFB. Seven civilians were also on board. For unknown reasons, pilots were flying at too low altitude.