[UPDATED] A Conviasa Airlines ATR 42 en route from Porlamar to Puerto Ordaz near Ciudad Guayana in eastern Venezuela was destroyed Monday when it crashed in an industrial area about 8-10 km. from the PZO runway to which it was headed. According to Venezuelan authorities, 47 passengers and four crew members were aboard the state-owned airline's turboprop and 15 are now confirmed dead. Transport Minister Francisco Garces Da Silva told state television that "the aircraft recorded a ...

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