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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 193542
Last updated: 17 October 2021
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Type:Silhouette image of generic B47G model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bell 47G
Owner/operator:Aerotecníca S.A.
Registration: YV-E-...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:16 km W of Lagunillas -   Venezuela
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Crashed after picked up an emlpoyee from a barge in Lake Maracaibo. Pilot José Carlos Bertoni (argentine citizen). Type not confirmed.


La Nacion 6 June 1959, p61
Diario las Américas 10 June 1959, p3

Revision history:

12-Feb-2017 21:42 TB Added
06-Mar-2021 16:25 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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