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Last updated: 20 August 2019
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Date:Friday 20 August 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-85-DL (DC-3)
Operator:AVENSA
Registration: YV-C-AVN
C/n / msn: 19984
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Missing
Aircraft fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:20 km (12.5 mls) off Coro, Falcón (   Venezuela)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:La Guaira Airport (LAG), Venezuela
Destination airport:Las Piedras-Josefa Camejo Airport (LSP/SVJC), Venezuela
Narrative:
Reported missing while on a La Guarira-Las Piedras-Maracaibo cargo flight over sea.

Classification:
Missing
Missing

Sources:
» Noticias de hoy - August 22, 1948


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Distance from La Guaira Airport to Las Piedras-Josefa Camejo Airport as the crow flies is 373 km (233 miles).

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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