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Accident description
Last updated: 20 August 2017
Status:
Date:Friday 6 July 1962
Type:Canadair C-4-1 Argonaut
Operator:Linea Expresa Bolivar - LEBCA
Registration: YV-C-LBV
C/n / msn: 147
First flight:
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The Canadair C-4 crashed into the sea off Maiquetia Airport due to fuel exhaustion.

Classification:
Fuel starvation
Ditching

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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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