Date & Time: Aug 16, 2016 at 1540 LT
Type of aircraft:
Cessna 550 Citation II
Charallave - Barinas
Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport Runway 10, while in initial climb, the aircraft banked right, lost altitude and eventually crashed in a huge explosion in a dense wooded area located down below the airfield. The aircraft disintegrated on impact and both pilots were killed. They were completing a positioning flight to Barinas.