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Last updated: 27 September 2021
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Date:Saturday 24 July 2004
Type:Silhouette image of generic B350 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 300 King Air 350
Operator:Wyngs Aviation
Registration: YV-910CP
MSN: FL-206
First flight: 1998
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Punto Fijo (   Venezuela)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Beechcraft 350 Super King Air, registered YV-910CP, was chartered by four men for a flight from Caracas/La Carlota-Gen. Francisco de Miranda Air Base to Calabozo. After landing the four men brandished guns and commandeered the airplane.
The airplane was later found to have crashed at a clandestine airstrip near Punto Fijo.

Sources:
» Humboldt Rescue NotiSar
» Venezuelaawareness.com


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