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Criminal Occurrence
Last updated: 16 October 2017
Status:
Datum:donderdag 28 april 1960
Tijd:08:22
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-15-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registratie: YV-C-AFE
Constructienummer: 26798/15353
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 10 / inzittenden: 10
Totaal:slachtoffers: 13 / inzittenden: 13
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:15 km (9.4 mijl) van Calabozo (   Venezuela)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Caracas Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Vliegveld van aankomst:Calabozo Airport (CLZ/SVCL), Venezuela
Beschrijving:
The DC-3 was flying on the first leg of a flight from Caracas-Maiquetia Airport to Puerto Ayacucaho via Calabozo, San Fernando and Puerto Paez when an explosion took place. Control was lost and the plane crashed. It was later determined that an explosive device had detonated in the cockpit.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The aircraft had been properly maintained and there was no evidence of any breakage or structural failure or mechanical failure or defective performance of any component prior to the explosion. The accident was caused by an exploding device."

Bronnen:
» ICAO Circular 64-AN/58
» Aircraft hijackings and other criminal acts against civil aviation : statistics and narrative reports / FAA


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Kaart
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 Caracas Airport en Calabozo Airport bedraagt 191 km (120 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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