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Last updated: 22 October 2021
Datum:dinsdag 22 mei 2007
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A100 King Air
Registratie: YV1257
Constructienummer: B-161
Bouwjaar: 1972
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-28
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 1
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Acarigua Airport (AGV) (   Venezuela)
Fase: Taxi (TXI)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Valencia-Arturo Michelena International Airport (VLN/SVVA), Venezuela
Vliegveld van aankomst:Acarigua Airport (AGV/SVAC), Venezuela
A Beechcraft A100 King Air, registration YV1257, was damaged when the nose landing gear collapsed as the airplane was parking after arrival at Acarigua Airport (AGV), Venezuela. The four occupants were not injured.

Probable Cause:

Causal factor (translated from Spanish): "Human. The right center safety latch mechanism of the nose landing gear was not installed."

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: JIAAC Venezuela
Status: Investigation completed
Accident number: 034/2007
Download report: Final report


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Valencia-Arturo Michelena International Airport en Acarigua Airport bedraagt 157 km (98 miles).

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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