Santa Barbara Airlines

Santa Barbara ATR-42-300 photographs

Wednesday, March 5, 2008
By George Hatcher
Santa Barbara ATR-42-300 photographs

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. There are no words to describe the nightmarish war zone quality of the scene on the ground at the Santa Barbara crash site. Most of the photographs can not be shown–it is just that horrifying and heartbreaking. Our hearts go out to the families of... »

Flight Data Recorders found

Monday, February 25, 2008
By George Hatcher

Thirty six searchers, officials and forensics staff members have been attempting recovery of the remains of the 46 fatalities of the Santa Barbara ATR crash. Vina announced that the two flight data recorders were found. The “black boxes” hold “information on the aircraft’s electronic equipment and the ‘voice data recorder’ that records the conversations... »

Santa Barbara ATR-42-300 Crashes Indian Face

Saturday, February 23, 2008
By George Hatcher

13,000 feet above sea level on the sheer cliff called “Indian Face” by the locals, buffeted by freezing winds, crews rappelled from helicopters to search the wreckage in a dramatic rescue and reconnaissance attempt. No survivors were found. The flame-charred tail of the twin-engine plane rested on the mountainside amid fuselage and assorted wreckage.... »

Santa Barbara ATR-42-300 Crash Site Found. No Survivors.

Friday, February 22, 2008
By George Hatcher

Santa Barbara Airlines 518 flight from Mérida to Maiquetía had 43 passengers and three crew members on board. Passenger list includes the Major of Mucuchíes Municipality, Mérida state, Alexander Quintero; foreign affairs expert Italo Luongo, and two relatives of the Vice-Minister of Citizens’ Security Tarek Al Aissami. Six nautical miles from the Alberto Carnevalli... »

Flight 518-Andes Mountain Crash, 46 on board

Thursday, February 21, 2008
By George Hatcher

Head of the Civil Defense for Merida, Noel Marquez, said locals saw the plane go down 500 kilometers (300 miles) southwest of Caracas, in the Andean region of Coyado del Condor. The Santa Barbara Airlines flight went missing after departing from Merida at 5:45 pm (2245 GMT). Rescue teams are in transit, according to... »

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