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Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Fecha:sábado 23 mayo 1970
Hora:11:20
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Operador:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registración: YV-C-AMK
Numéro de série: 254
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,2 km (0.8 milles) E de la costa de Isla San Lucas (   Costa Rica)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Prueba
Aeropuerto de Salida:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC), Costa Rica
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC), Costa Rica
Descripción:
Crashed into sea. The C-46 was making a test flight after undergoing repairs. The airplane carried three Venezuelan crew members and four Costa Rican mechanics of COOPESA.

Fuentes:
» The Miami News - May 25, 1970
» La Nacion - May 24, 1970


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