NTSB Identification: ATL05WA108
Accident occurred Monday, June 20, 2005 in Valencia, Venezuela
Aircraft: Cessna 525A, registration: N27VQ
Injuries: 3 Uninjured.

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

On June 20, 2005, at 2255 eastern daylight time, a Cessna 525A, N27VQ, registered to Cessna Finance Corporation, operated by Venequip as a business flight, landed long on runway 10 at Arturio Michelena Airport, Valencia, Venezuela, with 3,000 feet of a wet runway remaining. The airplane departed the runway, collided with a ditch, turned 180-degrees, and collapsed the main landing gear. The airplane received substantial damage. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and an instrument flight rules flight plan was filed. The airline transport rated pilot, co-pilot, and one passenger reported no injuries. The airplane departed from La Chinita Airport, Maracaibo, Venezuela, on June 20, 2005, at 2208.

The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Venezuela. This report is for information purposes only and contains only information released by the Government of Venezuela. Further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela
Ministerio de Transportes y Communicaciones
Direccion General sectorial de transporte aereo (DGSTA)
Oficina de Inspectoria Aeronautica
Parque central, Torre este, Piso # 34
Apartado de Correos 17587
Caracas, Venezuela

Telephone: 011-58-212-509-2404



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