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Last updated: 19 January 2022
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Datum:zaterdag 23 mei 1970
Tijd:11:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-55-CK Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registratie: YV-C-AMK
Constructienummer: 254
Bouwjaar: 1945
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1,2 km (0.8 mijl) E van Isla San Lucas (   Costa Rica)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Test
Vliegveld van vertrek:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC), Costa Rica
Vliegveld van aankomst:San José-Juan Santamaria International Airport (SJO/MROC), Costa Rica
Beschrijving:
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.

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


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