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Date:Saturday 18 December 1954
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registration: YV-C-AMP
MSN: 19292
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:120 km (75 mls) S of Ciudad Bolivar (   Venezuela)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Ciudad Bolívar Airport (CBL/SVCB), Venezuela
Destination airport:Tumeremo Airport (TMO/SVTM), Venezuela
Narrative:
Crashed in the mountains of east Venezuela while on a cargo flight to Tumeremo.



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Distance from Ciudad Bolívar Airport to Tumeremo Airport as the crow flies is 240 km (150 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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