ASN Aircraft accident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15 YV-03C Isla de la Margarita
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Date:Friday 2 April 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15
Operator:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registration: YV-03C
MSN: 47000/83
First flight: 1967
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:16 km (10 mls) N off Isla de la Margarita (   Venezuela)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Caracas Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Destination airport:?
Crashed 37 minutes after departing Caracas on a test flight following maintenance.

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photo of DC-9-15-YV-03C
accident date: 02-04-1993
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-15
registration: YV-03C
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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