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Status:Preliminary
Date:Sunday 15 February 2009
Time:12:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Rutaca
Registration: YV1950
MSN: 208B0555
First flight: 1996
Engines: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Guasdualito-Vare Maria Airport (GDO) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:San Fernando De Apure-Las Flecheras Airport (SFD/SVSR), Venezuela
Destination airport:Guasdualito-Vare Maria Airport (GDO/SVGD), Venezuela
Narrative:
The Cessna Grand Caravan overran the runway and struck a ditch. The airplane sustained damage to the propeller and underside of the fuselage.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
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Distance from San Fernando De Apure-Las Flecheras Airport to Guasdualito-Vare Maria Airport as the crow flies is 371 km (232 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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