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  • Airline accidents for the first half of 2008


    Fatal airline accident numbers in this year's first half have been well up on those at the same stage in 2007, but most still occur in Africa and Latin America


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  • Engine failure suspected in Venezuelan L-410 crash


    A Transaven Let L-410 which crashed off the coast of Venezuela in early January reportedly suffered an engine failure. ...


  • Rescuers yet to find survivors from Venezuelan L-410 crash


    <P>Rescue teams have yet to locate any survivors from a <A ...


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  • Located L-410 wreck raises Italian investigators' hopes

    News | 25 Jun 2013 11:37 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <p>Italian investigators are hoping that the newly-located wreck of a Venezuelan regional airliner which vanished five years ago can be retrieved in order to...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Located-L-410-wreck-raises-Italian-investigators-hopes-387647/
  • Airline accidents for the first half of 2008

    News | 22 Jul 2008 09:00 | David Learmount

    Fatal airline accident numbers in this year's first half have been well up on those at the same stage in 2007, but most still occur in Africa and Latin Americahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Airline-accidents-for-the-first-half-of-2008-225930/
  • Sonar signal thought to be missing Venezuelan L-410

    News | 06 May 2008 18:38 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Venezuelan recovery teams are hoping to confirm that sonar signals received by an oceanographic vessel correspond to the wreckage of a Let L-410 which vanished en route to the Los <span class=spelle>Roques</span> islands four months ago.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>The aircraft, operated by regional carrier <span class=spelle>Transaven</span>, had been carrying 14 passengers and crew – among them eight Italian citizens – when it disappeared on 4 January.<u1:p></u1:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Italian investigation authority <span class=spelle>Agenzia</span> <span class=spelle>Nazionale</span> per la <span class=spelle>Sicurezza</span> <span class=grame>del</span> <span class=spelle>Volo</spahttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Sonar-signal-thought-to-be-missing-Venezuelan-L-410-311332/
  • Venezuela replaces CAA chief days after ATR crash

    News | 06 Mar 2008 11:38 | David Kaminski-Morrow

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Venezuela’s Government has replaced the president of the civil aviation administration, <span class=spelle>Instituto</span> <span class=spelle>Nacional</span> de <span class=spelle>Aeronautica</span> Civil, just two weeks after the country’s second fatal airline accident this year.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>INAC has named Jose Luis Martinez Bravo as the successor to former chief Ramon <span class=spelle>Vinas</span>.</p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>While INAC makes no reference to the reason for the change, the succession follows the 21 February accident in which a Santa Barbara Airlines ATR 42 collided with high terrain shortly after departing <st1:City u1:st="on">Merida</st1:City> on a domestic shttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Venezuela-replaces-CAA-chief-days-after-ATR-crash-312392/
  • Engine failure suspected in Venezuelan L-410 crash

    News | 10 Jan 2008 11:00 | Rainer Uphoff

    A Transaven Let L-410 which crashed off the coast of Venezuela in early January reportedly suffered an engine failure. The Venezuelan-operated twin...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Engine-failure-suspected-in-Venezuelan-L-410-crash-220720/
  • Rescuers yet to find survivors from Venezuelan L-410 crash

    News | 07 Jan 2008 11:11 | Rainer Uphoff

    <P>Rescue teams have yet to locate any survivors from a <A href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Let_L-410_Turbolet">Transaven&nbsp;Let L-410 </A>which crashed off the coast of Venezuela two days ago, as reports suggest the aircraft suffered engine failure.</P> <P>The Venezuelan-operated aircraft had 14 on board when it disappeared while en route to the capital Caracas from the Los Roques islands on 4 January.</P> <P>While no-one could immediately be reached at the airline, a Venezuelan civil protection agency source says five helicopters and several naval vessels are searching for the aircraft some 30km south of Los Roques.</P> <P>The islands lie about 150km north of Caracas and the Venezuelan coast. So far the search has proven unsuccessful.</P> <P>Sources at Caracas Airport identify the twin-engined L-410 as bearing registration YV-2081. Eight of those on board were Italian citizens.</P> <P>Local reports cite an emergency management official as saying that the pilot reported engihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Rescuers-yet-to-find-survivors-from-Venezuelan-L-410-crash-220662/