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Accident description
Last updated: 14 December 2017
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Date:Thursday 25 December 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53-DO (DC-3)
Operator:AVENSA
Registration: YV-C-AVX
C/n / msn: 7391
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off La Guaria (   Venezuela)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Caracas Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Ditched close to the shore, shortly after takeoff.

Classification:
Ditching

Sources:
» El Litoral 27 December 1952, p1


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