On November 4, 2005, about 1745 Atlantic standard time, a Beech 95-55, of Venezuelan registration, YV-1005P, impacted with terrain during takeoff at the Santiago Marino Airport, Porlamar, Venezuela. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and a visual flight rules flight plan was filed. The pilot was fatally injuried and the aircraft was destroyed. The flight was originating at the time.

Information from the Venezuelan government states during the initial takeoff climb the airplane loss power on the left engine. The airplane impacted with terrian and a fire ensued during an attempt by the pilot to return to the departing airport.

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, peso-19
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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