On August 25, 2001 at about 1510 Atlantic standard time, a Cessna 206, Venezuelan registration YV-856P, experienced a loss of engine power and executed an emergency landing. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed, and it is unknown if a flight plan was filed. The airplane was substantially damaged. The pilot and one passenger sustained no injuries. The flight originated from Valencia Airport, Valencia, Venezuela, the same day at 1410.

It was reported that the airplane had some maintenance performed and this was a maintenance-related flight. While returning to the departure airport, weather conditions delayed the landing and the engine lost power. A forced landing was executed to a field adjacent to the Cabriales river.

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

Direccion de Aeronautica Civil
Prevencion e Investigacion de Accidentes
Parque Central Torre Este, Piso 34,
Caracas 1010, Venezuela
Telephone 582-509-2457

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained from or released by the government of Venerzuela.

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