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Last updated: 9 December 2019
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Date:Thursday 12 October 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Operator:RANSA - Rutas Aéreas Nacionales SA
Registration: YV-C-ARF
C/n / msn: 12957
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Maracaibo-Grano de Oro Airport (ORO) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Maracaibo-Grano de Oro Airport (ORO/SVMO), Venezuela
Narrative:
Crashed and caught fire while trying to land with landing gear failure. Four crew and 16 passengers (one child, 6) escaped.

Sources:
» El Litoral, 13-10-1950


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