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Last updated: 20 October 2021
Datum:Samstag 6 Januar 2018
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonow An-2TP
Kennzeichen: YV1944
Werknummer: 1G185-58
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:La Paragua Airport (   Venezuela)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:La Paragua Airport (SVPU), Venezuela
Flug nach:Canaima Airport (CAJ/SVCN), Venezuela
The Antonov An-2 was destroyed by fire after impacting the ground shortly after takeoff. The aircraft suddenly lost altitude and impacted a field near La Paragua Airport in Venezuela. Both pilots escaped.

» Dos heridos en accidente de aviación en Bolívar (El Universal, 6 Jan. 2018)


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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 La Paragua Airport to Canaima Airport as the crow flies is 85 km (53 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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