Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 1 November 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 749 Viscount
Operator:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registration: YV-C-AMZ
C/n / msn: 96
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Maracaibo-La Chinita International Airport (MAR) (   Venezuela) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Maracaibo-La Chinita International Airport (MAR/SVMC), Venezuela
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft crashed shortly after take-off, possibly experiencing control difficulties.

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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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