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Accident description
Last updated: 9 October 2015
Date:Saturday 17 December 1994
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-10-DK Dakota 3
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)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
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.

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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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