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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60776
Last updated: 24 March 2017
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Date:28-JAN-1993
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic V10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco
Owner/operator:Grupo 15, Fuerza Aérea Venezolana
Registration: FAV-2865
C/n / msn: 321-131
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Lake Maracaibo, off Zulia -   Venezuela
Phase: Landing
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Maracaibo, Venezuela (SVMC)
Narrative:
Ex-USAF 68-3805. Crashed near Zulia, Venezuela; reportedly ditched into Lake Maracaibo - presumed pilot unharmed (pilot only on board, no reports of fatalities). Aircraft substantially damaged.

Presumably recovered, as struck off charge and sold for civilian use as N6803 on 28 Feb 2002 to Earle Aircraft Inc of Hastings Florida. However, civil registration N6803 cancelled 3 Jan 2011, and aircraft de-registered: fate not yet established

Sources:

1. http://www.ejection-history.org.uk/Country-By-Country/Venezuela.htm
2. http://registry.faa.gov/aircraftinquiry/NNum_Results.aspx?NNumbertxt=6803&x=21&y=14
3. http://www.joebaugher.com/usaf_serials/1968.html
4. http://www.aeroflight.co.uk/waf/americas/venezuela/AirForce/Venezuela-af-OV10.htm
5. http://www.aerialvisuals.ca/AirframeDossier.php?Serial=16930


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
22-Nov-2011 15:36 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Cn, Operator, Total occupants, Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Country, Nature, Source, Embed code, Damage, Narrative]
22-Nov-2011 15:54 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Phase, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
22-Nov-2011 15:55 Dr. John Smith Updated [Total fatalities]
02-Jan-2017 22:48 Dr. John Smith Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative]

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