Venezuelan officials raised the death toll from Monday's Conviasa Airlines ATR 42 crash (ATW Daily News, Sept. 14) from 15 to 17, saying that two people who survived at first succumbed to serious injuries on Tuesday. ATR said in a statement that the aircraft had accumulated more than 25,000 flight hr. on more than 27,000 flights. It first flew in 1994 and the state-owned Venezuelan carrier had operated it since October 2006. The manufacturer said it would provide "full technical ...

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