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Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 8 March 2005
Time:09:33
Type:Silhouette image of generic C500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 500 Citation I
Operator:Air Global
Registration: YV-21CP
MSN: 500-0115
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (   Venezuela)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Maturín-Quiriquire Airport (MUN/SVMT), Venezuela
Destination airport:Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport (SVCS), Venezuela
Narrative:
The first VOR/DME approach to Charallave was abandoned. As the airplane broke through the cloud base at 800 feet during the second attempt to land at runway 28, it was not properly lined up with the runway. To avoid a collision with the control tower, the Citation turned right. The aircraft then crashed and burned.

Sources:
» rescate.com


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photo of Cessna-500-Citation-I-YV-21CP
accident date: 08-03-2005
type: Cessna 500 Citation I
registration: YV-21CP
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Maturín-Quiriquire Airport to Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport as the crow flies is 403 km (252 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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