Accident description
Last updated: 21 September 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 28 May 1985
Type:Convair CV-580
Operator:AVENSA
Registration: YV-84C
C/n / msn: 157
First flight: 1954
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 13
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2 km (1.3 mls) from Cabimas-Oro Negro Airport (CBS) (   Venezuela) show on map
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cabimas-Oro Negro Airport (CBS), Venezuela
Destination airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Flightnumber: 034
Narrative:
The Convair's tail struck a hill some 500m from the end of runway 06. A forced landing was made 1500m further on.

Sources:
» Nuevo Herald


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Distance from Cabimas-Oro Negro Airport to Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport as the crow flies is 472 km (295 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.
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