Two killed after rushing to ground a plane in Caracas Airport in Charallave
A Cessna 550 Citation II, YV3051, was destroyed in an accident near Charallave-Óscar Machado Zuloaga Airport in Venezuela. Both pilots were killed.
A video of the accident show the aircraft gaining little height on took off from runway 10. It then turned right, sliding down a wooded slope. It then impacted a rocky gully and burst into flames.
The Charallave Airport is located on a plateau with a runway elevation of about 650 m. Elevation of the Autopista Francisco de Miranda, a road running to the south of the airport, is about 380 m near the accident location.