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Date:Sunday 14 August 2005
Type:Silhouette image of generic D28D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dornier Do 28D-2 Skyservant
Operator:Linea Aéreo-Taxi Wayumi
Registration: YV-740C
MSN: 4113
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Puerto Ayacucho Airport (PYH) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Puerto Ayacucho Airport (PYH/SVPA), Venezuela
Destination airport:?
The Do28D-2 Skyservant flipped over when performing a forced landing on the Amazon River, shortly after takeoff from Puerto Ayacucho Airport (PYH).

Forced landing outside airport



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