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Last updated: 23 January 2022
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Fecha:sábado 21 mayo 1955
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registración: YV-C-ALU
Numéro de série: 4791
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 10
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:de la costa de Barcelona (   Venezuela)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Barcelona-Gen J A Anzoategui Airport (BLA/SVBC), Venezuela
Descripción:
Emergency landing at sea. The aircraft operated on a flight from Caracas to Barcelona and Porto Espanha.

Fuentes:
» 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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