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Fatal crashes in Venezuela and airlines blacklist

This information page lists the most recent fatal airline accidents in the subregion. Accidents with no fatalities are not listed. You will also find below an updated list of airlines subject to flight restrictions in certain countries.

Crashes in Venezuela
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.
2013
4 Jan
Venezuela
Off Los Roques
Transaereo 5074
Britten Norman BN-2A-27 Islander (YV-2615)
 6
 6 /  0
2011
22 Feb
Venezuela
San Pedro del Rio
Maparca
Cesna 340A (YV-2402)
 6
 6 /  0
2010
13 Sep
Venezuela
Puerto Ordaz
Conviasa Airline
ATR 42-320 (YV-1010)
 51
 17 /  0
2010
27 Aug
Venezuela
Buena Vista
Military - Venezuelan National Guard
Mi 17V-5 (GN10139)
 10
 10 /  0
2009
3 May
Venezuela
Near El Alto de Rubio
Military - Venezuelan Army
Mi-35 (EV08114 )
 18
 18 /  0
2009
17 Apr
Venezuela
Canaima National Park
Aerotuy Airline
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (YV-1181)
 11
 1 /  0
2008
21 Feb
Venezuela
Merida
Santa Barbara Airlines
ATR-42-300 (YV-1449)
 46
 46 /  0
2008
4 Jan
Venezuela
Los Roques
Transaven
Let 410 UVP-E3 (YV2081)
 18
 18 /  0
2005
16 Sep
Venezuela
San Juan de Manapiare
Wayumi Air Taxi
Cessna 207 Skywagon (YV-412C)
 4
 4 /  0
2005
16 Aug
Venezuela
Near La Cucharita
West Caribbean Airways
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 (HK-4374X)
 160
 160 /  0
2005
8 Mar
Venezuela
Chrallave
Air Global
Cessna 500 Citation I (YV-21CP)
 2
 2 /  0
2004
10 Dec
Venezuela
El Junquito
Guardia Nacional de Venezuela
PZL-Mielec M28 (GN-97121)
 16
 16 /  0
2004
18 Nov
Venezuela
Caracas
Venezolana
BAe 3101 Jetstream 31 (YV-1083C)
 21
 3 /  0
2004
21 Aug
Venezuela
Near Maracay
Military - Venezuelan Air Force
Shorts 360 (FAV-1652)
 25
 25 /  0
2004
4 May
Venezuela
Chimanta mountains
Venezuelian Government
Cessna 208 Grand Caravan I (YV-O-CBL-7)
 7
 7 /  0
2003
11 Oct
Venezuela
Uriman
Transmandu
Antonov AN-2TP (YV-1128C)
 2
 1 /  0
2003
8 Aug
Venezuela
Tocomita
Servicios Aeronauticos Sucre (SASCA)
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (YV-1069C)
 16
 1 /  0
2003
13 Jul
Venezuela
Near San Cristobal
Ruiban & Duran Compania Aérea
Let 410UVP-E (YV-1060CP)
 10
 4 /  0
2001
12 Jul
Venezuela
Near Puerto Cabello
Private - Overtec Company
Antonov AN-28 PZL-Mielec M-28 Sky Truck (YV-117CP)
 13
 13 /  0
2001
25 Jan
Venezuela
Ciudad Bolivar
Rutaca Airlines
Douglas DC-3C (C47A-DL) (YV-224C)
 24
 24 /  0
1999
25 Dec
Venezuela
Bejuma
Cubana de Aviacion
Yakovlev YAK-42D (CU-T1285)
 22
 22 /  0
1999
24 Oct
Venezuela
San Carlos
Military - Venezuelan Army
Arava 201 (EV-8012)
 6
 6 /  0
1998
2 Oct
Venezuela
Near Canaima
Servivensa
Douglas DC-3C (YV-611C)
 27
 1 /  0
1997
29 Aug
Venezuela
Puerto Inirida
SATENA
Pilatus PC-6 Turbo Porter / Cessna 206 (FAC1115)
 12
 12 /  0
1996
13 Mar
Venezuela
Near Punto Fijo
Avia Air Aruba
Cessna 402 (P4-AVB)
 8
 8 /  0
1994
17 Dec
Venezuela
Cerro Aicha
Servivensa
Douglas C-47A-10-DK (YV-761C)
 9
 7 /  0
1993
2 Apr
Venezuela
Off Margarita Island
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15 (YV-03C)
 11
 11 /  0
1991
13 Oct
Venezuela
Aponguao Falls
EDELCA
Bell 214 ST (YV-O-CVG-4)
 12
 12 /  0
1991
5 Mar
Venezuela
La Puerta
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 (YV-23C)
 45
 45 /  0
1991
10 Jan
Venezuela
Near Paramo Mucuti
Military - Venezuelan Navy
CASA 212 Aviocar 200 (ARV-0209)
 22
 21 /  0
1990
23 Jan
Venezuela
Near Caracas
Military - Venezuelan Navy
CASA 212-200 Aviocar (ARV-0210)
 25
 25 /  0
1989
28 Nov
Venezuela
Charallave
Lineas Aéreas Cave
Cessna 402 (YV-478C)
 7
 3 /  0
1987
5 Jun
Venezuela
Bolivar State
Rutaca
Britten-Norman BN-2A Islander (YV-230C)
 10
 10 /  0
1985
28 May
Venezuela
Cabimas
Avensa
Convair CV-580 (YV-84C)
 13
 2 /  0
1983
11 Mar
Venezuela
Barquisimeto Venezuela
Avensa
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 (YV-67C)
 50
 23 /  0
1980
4 Nov
Venezuela
Caracas
Fuerza Aérea Venezolana
Lockheed C-130H Hercules (3556)
 11
 11 /  0
1978
21 Nov
Venezuela
Near Rubio
Taxi Aereo el Venado
Douglas C-47A (HK-1393)
 27
 27 /  0
1978
3 Mar
Venezuela
Off Caracas
LAV - Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
British Aerospace 748 2A (YV-45C)
 47
 47 /  0
1974
22 Dec
Venezuela
Maturin
Aerovias Venezolanas SA (Venezuela)
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-14 (YV-C-AVM)
 77
 77 /  0
1974
14 Aug
Venezuela
Margarita Island
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Vickers Viscount 749 (YV-C-AMX)
 49
 49 /  0
1972
27 Aug
Venezuela
Canaima
Lineas Areas Venezolanas
Douglas C-47-DL (YV-C-AKE)
 34
 34 /  0
1972
8 May
Venezuela
Venezuela
Aerotechnia
Douglas C-47B (YV-C-GAI)
 7
 7 /  0
1972
6 Apr
Venezuela
Near San Fernando
AVENSA
Curtiss C-46F (YV-C-EVF)
 2
 2 /  0
1971
25 Jan
Venezuela
Merida
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Vickers Viscount 749 (YV-C-AMV)
 48
 18 /  0
1969
3 Dec
Venezuela
Off Caracas
Air France
Boeing B-707-328B (F-BHSZ)
 62
 62 /  0
1969
16 Mar
Venezuela
Maracaibo
Venezolana Internacional de Aviacion
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 (YV-C-AVD)
 84
 84 /  71
1968
12 Dec
Venezuela
Near Caracas
Pan American World Airways
Boeing B-707-321B (N494PA)
 51
 51 /  0
1968
20 Aug
Venezuela
Near Maturin
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-215-2 (YV-C-AMY)
 7
 4 /  0
1962
25 Feb
Venezuela
Portlamar
Avensa
Fairchild F-27 (YV-C-EVH)
 23
 23 /  0
1961
9 Mar
Venezuela
Near Caracas
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Douglas DC-3 (YV-C-AZQ)
 12
 12 /  0
1960
28 Apr
Venezuela
Near Calabozo
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Douglas DC-3 (YV-C-AFE)
 13
 13 /  0
1959
21 Jan
Venezuela
Near Merida
Linea Expresa Bolivar
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU (YV-C-LBI)
 4
 4 /  0
1958
14 Oct
Venezuela
Mt. Alto del Cedro
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Lockheed 1049E Super Constellation (YV-C-ANC)
 23
 23 /  0
1957
3 Sep
Venezuela
Niquitao
Avensa
Douglas DC-3 (YV-C-AVG)
 8
 8 /  0
1956
27 Nov
Venezuela
Caracas
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Lockheed 749-79-34 Constellation (YV-C-AMA)
 25
 25 /  0
1955
21 May
Venezuela
Off Barcelona
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Douglas C-47-DL (YV-C-ALU)
 16
 4 /  0
1954
18 Dec
Venezuela
Near Bolivar
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Douglas C-47A (YV-C-AMP)
 2
 2 /  0
1952
25 Dec
Venezuela
Off Caracas
Avensa
Douglas DC-3 (YV-C-AVX)
 5
 3 /  0
1952
29 Mar
Venezuela
Near San Felipe
TACA
Douglas DC-3 (YV-C-AZU)
 12
 12 /  0
1950
15 Dec
Venezuela
Valera
Avensa
Douglas C-47-DL (YC-C-AVU)
 31
 31 /  0
1948
20 Aug
Venezuela
La Guaira
Avensa
Douglas C-47A (YV-C-AVN)
 3
 3 /  0
1948
26 Jun
Venezuela
Maiquetia
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Douglas DC-3 (YV-C-AHI)
 17
 1 /  0
1947
8 Apr
Venezuela
Near Caracas
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Douglas C-47A (YV-C-ALO)
 27
 27 /  0
Crashes in the region
DateCrash locationAirline
Aircraft (reg. number)
 Passengers
 Fatalities aboard
 Killed on the ground
List updated regularly.--- See all
2019
9 Mar
Colombia
Vereda La Bendicion
Laser Aereo Colombia
Douglas DC-3 (HK-2494)
 14
 14 /  0
2018
6 Nov
Guyana
Georgetown
Fly Jamaica Airways
Boeing 757-N23 (N524AT )
 128
 1 /  0
2016
20 Dec
Colombia
Puerto Carreno
Aerosucre Colombia
Boeing 727-2JOF (HK-4544)
 6
 5 /  0
2016
28 Nov
Colombia
Near La Union
LAMIA Bolivia
Avro RJ-85 (CP-2933)
 77
 71 /  0
2015
31 Jul
Colombia
Near Agustin Codazzi
Military - Colombia Air Force
CASA CN-235-100 (FAC1261)
 11
 11 /  0
2014
24 Dec
Colombia
Near Piedecuesta
Alas de Columbia
Cessna T207A Turbo Stationair 8 (HK-4892)
 7
 7 /  0
2014
3 Dec
Colombia
Near Mariquita
Nacional de Aviación
Piper PA-31 350 Navajo Chieftain (HK-4464 )
 10
 10 /  0
2014
6 Sep
Colombia
Near Puerto Santander
Laser
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo (HK-4755)
 10
 10 /  0
2014
8 May
Colombia
Near San Vicente del Caguan
Alisansa Colombia
Douglas DC-3C (HK-4700)
 6
 6 /  0
2014
18 Jan
Guyana
Near Olive Creek
Trans Guyana Airways
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan (8R-GHS )
 2
 2 /  0
2013
5 Dec
Brazil
Near Cachimbo
Heringer Taxi Aero
Britten Norman BN-2A-3 Islander (PT-WMY)
 5
 5 /  0
2013
12 Mar
Brazil
Almer
Fretzx Taxi Aereo
Embraer EMB 820C Navajo (Piper 31) (PT-VAQ )
 10
 10 /  0
2013
6 Mar
Peru
La Libertad
Aero Transporte S.A. - ATSA
Beechcraft B200 King Air (OB-1992-P)
 9
 9 /  0
2012
6 Jun
Peru
Hualla Hualla
HeliCusco
Sikorsly S-58ET (OB-1840-P)
 14
 14 /  0
2012
30 Apr
Colombia
Sabanagrande
Military -Fuerza Aerea Colombiana
Bell 212 (FAC 4020 )
 13
 13 /  0
2011
2 Aug
Brazil
Near Bom Jardim da Serra
Military - Brazilianl Air Force
Cessna 208B C-98A Grand Caravan (FAB2735 )
 8
 8 /  0
2011
13 Jul
Brazil
Recife
NOAR Linhas Aéreas
Let L-401UVP-20 (PR-NOB)
 16
 16 /  0
2011
21 Apr
Brazil
Manaus
AmazonavesAir Taxi
Embraer/Piper EMB-810C Seneca (PT-EFS)
 7
 7 /  0
2010
16 Aug
Colombia
San Andreas Island
AIRES Colombia
Boeing B-737-73V (HK-4882 )
 131
 2 /  0
2010
15 May
Suriname
Near Poeketi
Blue Wings Airlines
Antonv An-28 (PZ-TSV)
 8
 8 /  0
2010
25 Feb
Peru
Near El Mirador
Nazca Airlines
Cessna U206F (OB-1117)
 7
 7 /  0
2010
25 Jan
Brazil
Near Senador Jose Porfírio
Piquiatuba Taxi Aereo
Embraer EMB-110C Bandeirante (PT-TAF)
 10
 2 /  0
2009
1 Jun
Brazil
Atlantic Ocean
Air France
Airbus A330-203 (F-GZCP)
 228
 228 /  0
2009
7 Feb
Brazil
Manacapuru
Aerotaxi Manaus
Bandeirante EMB-110P1 (PT-SEA)
 28
 24 /  0
2008
7 Jul
Colombia
Near Bogota
Centurian Air Cargo
Boeing B-747-209BSF (N714CK)
 8
 0 /  3
2008
29 May
Panama
Panama City
Military - Servicio Aereo Nacional
Bell UN-1N Huey (SAN-100)
 12
 11 /  0
2008
3 Apr
Suriname
Lawa
Blue Wing Airlines
Antonov An-28 (PZ-TSO)
 19
 19 /  0
2007
4 Nov
Brazil
Sao Paulo
Reali Taxi Aereo
Learjet 35A (PT-OVC)
 2
 2 /  6
2007
8 Oct
Colombia
Near Cubarral
Nacional de Aviacion
Let 410 UVP-E10A (HK-4055)
 18
 18 /  0
2007
22 Aug
Brazil
Near Curitiba
Two Taxi Aero
Embraer EMB-110P1 Bandeirant (PT-SDB)
 2
 2 /  0
2007
17 Jul
Brazil
Sao Paulo
TAM (Brazil)
Airbus A-320-233 (PR-MBK)
 187
 187 /  12
2007
24 May
Peru
Near Pampa Hermosa
Military - Peruvian Air Force
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 (FAP-303)
 20
 13 /  0
2007
25 Apr
Guyana
Near Kopinang
Air Services
Pilatus Britten Norman BN-2A-27 Islander (8R-GET)
 5
 3 /  0
2007
14 Mar
Brazil
Fazenda Nossa Senhora de Lourdes
Bahia Taxi Aéreo Bahia Taxi Aéreo Bahia Taxi Aéreo
Rockwell 500S Shrike Commander (PP-SEC)
 4
 4 /  0
2006
18 Nov
Colombia
Near Leticia
Aerosucre Colombia
Boeing 727-23F (HK-3667X)
 5
 5 /  0
2006
29 Sep
Brazil
Near Sao Felix do Araguaia
Gol Airlines / Private
Boeing B-737-8EH /EMB-135JB (PR-GTD / N600XL)
 161
 154 /  0
2006
31 Mar
Brazil
Rio Bonito
Team Air
Let L410UVP-E20 (PT-FSE)
 19
 19 /  0
2005
15 Sep
Brazil
Alto da Boa Vista
Viaçao Cometa
Cessna 525 CitationJet I (PT-WLX)
 2
 2 /  0
2005
23 Aug
Peru
Near Pucallpa
TANS Peru
Boeing B-737-244 (OB-1809)
 98
 40 /  0
2005
28 Apr
Peru
Pisco
Military - Fuerza Del Peru
Let 410UVP (EP-830)
 13
 13 /  0
2005
26 Mar
Colombia
El Embrujo
West Caribbean Airways
Let-410UVP-E (HK-4146)
 14
 8 /  0
2005
13 Jan
Colombia
Manguipayan
Military - Colombian government
Black Hawk helicopter (?)
 20
 20 /  0
2004
11 Dec
Brazil
Uberaba
NHR Táxi-Aéreo
Embraer EMB-110 Bandeirante (PT-WAK)
 2
 2 /  1
2004
7 Dec
Colombia
Near La Macarena
SAVIARE S.A. - Air Taxi
Cessna TU206G (HK-2882)
 6
 6 /  0
2004
15 Oct
Colombia
Near Medellin
Aerovanguardia
Douglas DC-3C (HK-1503)
 3
 3 /  0
2004
22 Jul
Brazil
Off Macaé
BHS - Brazilian Helicopter Service Air Taxi
Sikorsky S 76 (PP-MYM)
 11
 6 /  0
2004
2 Jul
Panama
Panama City
Air Trek
IAI 1124 Westwind (N280AT)
 6
 6 /  1
2004
11 Jun
Brazil
Belo Horizonte
Air taxi - Aero Air Taxi
EMB 820C Navajo (PT-EHH)
 4
 4 /  0
2004
14 May
Brazil
Near Manaus
Rico Linhas Aereas
Embraer 120ER Brasilia (PT-WRO)
 33
 33 /  0
2004
5 May
Colombia
Carepa
Aerotransportes Petroleros
Swearingen SA227AC Metro III (HK-4275)
 7
 3 /  0
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