Vliegtuigongeval op 02 OCT 1998 met Douglas DC-3C YV-611C - Canaima Airport (CAJ)
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Datum:vrijdag 2 oktober 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3C
Registratie: YV-611C
Constructienummer: 1977
Bouwjaar: 1938
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 24
Totaal:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 27
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:1 km (0.6 mijl) van Canaima Airport (CAJ) (   Venezuela)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:Canaima Airport (CAJ/SVCN), Venezuela
Vliegveld van aankomst:Canaima Airport (CAJ/SVCN), Venezuela
The DC-3 plane carrying 24 tourists plunged into swampland, killing the co-pilot and injuring three people. The aircraft crashed 1 km short of the runway as it was returning to Canaima National Park airfield after a flight over the Angel Falls (Salto Angel), Venezuela's top tourist attraction.

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photo of Douglas-DC-3C-YV-611C
accident date: 02-10-1998
type: Douglas DC-3C
registration: YV-611C
photo of Douglas-DC-3C-YV-611C
accident date: 02-10-1998
type: Douglas DC-3C
registration: YV-611C

Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Canaima Airport en Canaima Airport bedraagt 19913 km (12446 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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