Narrative:Lost control and crashed approx. 5 mins. after takeoff from runway 05 after reaching 1500m.
|Date:||Sunday 22 December 1974|
|Type:||McDonnell Douglas DC-9-14|
|C/n / msn:|| 47056/89|
|First flight:|| 1967|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7A|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 69 / Occupants: 69|
|Total:||Fatalities: 75 / Occupants: 75 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||32 km (20 mls) from Maturin (Venezuela)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Maturín-Quiriquire Airport (MUN/SVMT), Venezuela|
|Destination airport:||Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela|
CAUSE: Loss of control for undetermined reasons.
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Distance from Maturín-Quiriquire Airport to Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport as the crow flies is 428 km (268 miles).
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.