Narrative:The Convair's tail struck a hill some 500m from the end of runway 06. A forced landing was made 1500m further on.
|Date:||Tuesday 28 May 1985|
|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)
|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|
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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
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.