NTSB Identification: MIA05WA073
Accident occurred Tuesday, March 08, 2005 in Caracas, Venezuela
Aircraft: Cessna 500, registration:
Injuries: 2 Fatal.

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

On March 8, 2005, about 0933 Atlantic standard time, a Cessna Citation 500, Venezuelan registration YV-21CP, collided with terrain while performing a missed approach at Oscar Machado Zuloaga Airport, Caracas, Venezuela. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and an instrument flight plan was filed for the corporate flight from Maturin, Venezuela, to Caracas. The pilot and copilot received fatal injuries. The flight originated from Maturin, the same day, at about 0830.

While performing the second instrument approach to the airport, the pilot performed a missed approach, turned to the right, and collided with terrain.

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

Directora de Prevencion e Investigacion de Accidentes de Aviacion Civil
Ministerio de Infraestructura
Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela
Av.Francisco de Miranda
Edificio PEQUIVEN, sontao-1
Caracas, Republica de Bolivariana de Venezuela

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

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