NTSB Identification: MIA04WA032
Accident occurred Friday, November 28, 2003 in Alto Orinoco, Venezuela
Aircraft: Cessna 206, registration:
Injuries: 6 Minor.

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

On November 28, 2003, about 1515 Atlantic standard time, A Cessna 206, Venezuelan registration YV-874C, registered and operated by Wayumi Air Tax Company, impacted with terrain shortly after takeoff from "La Esmeralda" airstrip located at Autonomo Alto Orinoco, Estado Amazonas, Venezuela. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and flight plan information is not known. The airplane incurred substantial damage. The commercial rated pilot and the five passengers sustained minor injuries. The flight was originating at the time of the accident.

Preliminary information received by the NTSB indicated the airplane impacted with terrain a minute after takeoff. The pilot and the passengers were aided out of the damaged airplane and rendered medical treatment by local residents. They were later flown to Puerto Ayacucho, Venezuela.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Venezuela. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Direccion De Aeronautica Civil
Parque Central Torre Este, Piso 34
Caracas 1010, Venezuela
Telephone: 582-509-2456

This report is for information purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Venezuelan Government.

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