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Last updated: 24 April 2019
Fecha:martes 14 octubre 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-1049G-82 Super Constellation
Operador:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registración: YV-C-ANC
Numéro de série: 4575
Año de Construcción: 1955
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 17 / Ocupantes: 17
Total:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 23
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:89 km (55.6 milles) NW of Maracaibo (   Venezuela)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Panama City (unknown airport), Panamá
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Maracaibo-Grano de Oro Airport (ORO/SVMO), Venezuela
The Super Constellation crew, en route to Maracaibo, reported over Riohacha at 23:51 at FL150, estimating arrival at Maracaibo at 00:30. Twenty-four minutes later the crew reported 35 miles out at FL100. Last contact with the flight was at 00:22, shortly before the aircraft crashed into the Alto del Cedro Mountain in the Sierra Perijá.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Premature descent caused by the pilot's failure to allow himself a suitable margin for (1) altered flight courses and (2) shortages of navigational facilities in the area."

» ICAO Accident Digest, Circular 59-AN/54 (212-214)


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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