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Last updated: 23 January 2022
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Datum:Samstag 21 Mai 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Kennzeichen: YV-C-ALU
Werknummer: 4791
Baujahr: 1942
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 10
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:vom Land entfernt von Barcelona (   Venezuela)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Flug nach:Barcelona-Gen J A Anzoategui Airport (BLA/SVBC), Venezuela
Unfallbericht:
Emergency landing at sea. The aircraft operated on a flight from Caracas to Barcelona and Porto Espanha.

Informationsquelle:
» Globo 23 MAY 1955, p16
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 63)


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Distance from Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport to Barcelona-Gen J A Anzoategui Airport as the crow flies is 256 km (160 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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