ASN Aircraft accident Cessna 208B Grand Caravan AMB 0956 Puerto Ayacucho Airport (PYH)
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Status:Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Date:Sunday 6 November 2022
Time:06:56
Type:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operator:Aviación Militar Bolivariana
Registration: AMB 0956
MSN: 208B0977
First flight: 2002
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:3 km (1.9 mls) from Puerto Ayacucho Airport (PYH) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Puerto Ayacucho Airport (PYH/SVPA), Venezuela
Destination airport:Puerto Ayacucho Airport (PYH/SVPA), Venezuela
Narrative:
The Cessna 208B Grand Caravan crashed during a training flight, killing all five on board. The aircraft crashed and caught fire, 3 km from the threshold of runway 04 of the Puerto Ayacucho Airport.

Sources:
» elnacional.com
» FANB statement


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