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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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  • 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/
  • 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/