On September 16, 2005, about 0900 Atlantic standard time, a Cessna 207, Venezuelan registration, YV412C, operated by Cooperative Association Lines Air Taxi Wayumi C.A., crashed in the sector of La Esmeralda, Amazonas, Venezuela. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed in the area, and an instrument flight plan was filed. The pilot and three passengers received fatal injuries, and the airplane was destroyed. The flight originated from San Juan de Maniapiare, Amazonas, Venezuela, the same day, about 0835.

According to information received, the airplane was en-route to Aramare, Venezuela, and it did not arrive. About 1100, residents in the sector of Esmeralda, reported that an explosion had occurred, and search and rescue assets discovered that the airplane had crashed.

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

Directora de Prevencion y Investigacion de Acidentes de Aviacion Civil
Ministerio de Infraestructura
Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela
Av. Francisco de Miranda
Edificio Pequiven, sontao-1
Caracas, Republic de Bolivariana de Venezuela
Telephone: 58-212-2015-491

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

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