Accident Embraer EMB-312A Tucano 8090, Tuesday 22 March 2005
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Date:Tuesday 22 March 2005
Time:20:35 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic TUCA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Embraer EMB-312A Tucano
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Venezolana (FAV)
Registration: 8090
MSN: 312264
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:near Maracaibo -   Venezuela
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Grupo Aéreo de Operaciones Especiales 15/Escuadrón 152 'Avisponses'
Destination airport:Costa oriental lago de Maracaibo
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
El día martes 22 de marzo de 2005, a las 15:33 HLV (19:33 UTC), fueron rescatados los tripulantes del avión FAV-8090 "TUCANO" AT-27, Capitán Luis Gerardo Reyes Rivero y el Sub teniente Paulino Millán Sabino, oficiales pilotos de la Aviación Militar Bolivariana, que se eyectaron a 25 millas náuticas en el radial 020° de Maracaibo, estado Zulia, Venezuela. El rescate lo realizó un helicóptero de la Guardia Nacional que los trasladó al hospital militar de Maracaibo, Los restos de la aeronave cayeron hacienda "La Chinita", ubicada en el sector Tolosa del municipio Santa Rita, estado Zulia, Venezuela.
Crashed into the eastern bank o Maracaibo Lake, 310 miles (500km) west of Caracas, due to suspected engine failure. Both crew ejected without injuries.

Sources:

http://www.rescate.com/FAV-8090.html
AFM MAY 2005, p77

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-May-2009 04:20 JorgeRodrigues Added
16-Oct-2015 06:02 junior sjc Updated [Aircraft type]
08-Apr-2016 18:12 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Operator, Location]
29-Aug-2021 14:24 TB Updated [Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
01-Jul-2024 19:38 Reyes Updated [Phase, Destination airport, Narrative]

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