On December 9, 2007, about 1730 Atlantic standard time, a Cessna T210, of Venezuelan registration, YV-1221, collided with electrical power lines near Guarico, Venezuela. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed and flight plan information is unknown. The pilot and passenger received fatal injuries. The aircraft was destroyed. The flight originated from the San Juan de Los Morros Airport, Guarico, Venezuela, earlier that day, at an unknown time.

Information from the Venezuelan government states that the airplane collided with high tensioned electrical power lines. The airplane then impacted the ground and a post impact fire ensued, consuming the airplane.

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

Junta Investigadora de Accidentes de AviaciĆ³n
Ministerio de Infraestructura
Republica Bolivariana de Venezuela
Av. Francisco de Miranda
Torre MINFRA, piso-20
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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