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Last updated: 24 October 2017
Date:Tuesday 12 February 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-31
Operator:Aserca Airlines
Registration: YV298T
C/n / msn: 48147/1048
First flight: 1981
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Taxi (TXI)
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Destination airport:-
After leaving the hangar at Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS), the DC-9 could not be stopped. It crossed a runway and came to rest next to runway 10L. It sustained substantial damage to the left hand wing and landing gear.


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