Accident description
Last updated: 29 July 2014
Status:
Date:Saturday 17 December 1994
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK Dakota 3
Operator:Servivensa
Registration: YV-761C
C/n / msn: 12476
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Cerro Aicha (   Venezuela)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The left wing of the DC-3 clipped trees on a hillside, causing the aircraft to enter a steep right bank and crash just 2km short of the Cerro Aicha runway 15.

Sources:
» Scramble 189 (p.64)


Photos

photo of Douglas C-47A-10-DK Dakota 3 YV-25CP
YV-25CP was sold as N2627Z to Atorie Air in 1982 and re-registered N25CE in 1983 and later returned to Venezuela as YV-761C.
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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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