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Status:Preliminary
Date:Thursday 18 November 2004
Time:13:02
Type:Silhouette image of generic JS31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace 3101 Jetstream 31
Operator:RAVSA - Rutas Aéreas de Venezuela SA
Registration: YV-1083C
MSN: 762
First flight: 1987
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-10UG-513H
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 19
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 21
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:El Vigia Airport (VIG/SVVG), Venezuela
Destination airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Flightnumber: 213
Narrative:
The Jetstream 31 aircraft was destroyed in a runway excursion accident at Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS), Venezuela.
The aircraft landed on runway 09 which was wet due to rain. The Jetstream went off the right side of the runway and collided with the airport fire station.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Miguel Ángel González (e-mail 6-10-2015)
» Rescate

METAR Weather report:
17:00 UTC / 13:00 local time:
SVMI 181700Z 29005KT 9999 -DZ BKN013 26/26 Q1013=
wind 290 degrees at 5kts, visibility >10000m, light drizzle, 5-7 oktas cloud at 1300ft, temperature 26C dewpoint 26C QNH 1013hPa). A heavy thunderstorm was approaching the airport containing 3-4 oktas cloud at 1200ft.


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Distance from El Vigia Airport to Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport as the crow flies is 556 km (347 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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Jetstream 31

  • 386 built
  • 25th loss
  • 11th fatal accident
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