NTSB Identification: WAS02WA019
Accident occurred Tuesday, February 12, 2002 in Santa Elena, Venezuela
Aircraft: Cessna 182, registration:
Injuries: 4 Minor.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On February 12, 2002, at 0745 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 182 single-engine airplane, Venezuelan registration YV-1150P, was substantially damaged during an emergency landing after takeoff following a loss of engine power during initial takeoff climb from Santa Elena de Uairen, State of Bolivar, in the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. The commercial pilot and the 3 passengers sustained minor injuries. The airplane, serial number 182-64501, was operated by an unknown operator as an on-demand air taxi flight. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed for the revenue air taxi flight for which a visual flight rules (VFR) flight plan was filed. The flight was originating at the time of the accident. The flight's destination was Canaima, Venezuela.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction and control of the Government of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. Any further information may be obtained from:

Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela
Oficina de Inspectoria Aeronautica
Parque Central, Torre Este, Piso # 34
Apartado de Correos 17587
Caracas, Venezuela

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information released by, or obtained from the Government of Venezuela.

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