ASN Aircraft accident Canadair C-4-1 North Star YV-C-LBV Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS)
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Date:Friday 6 July 1962
Time:c. 09:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic argt model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadair C-4-1 North Star
Operator:Linea Expresa Bolivar - LEBCA
Registration: YV-C-LBV
MSN: 147
First flight:
Engines: 4 Rolls-Royce Merlin 622
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Caracas-Simon Bolivar Airport (CCS) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The Canadair C-4 crashed into the sea off La Guaria, east of Maiquetia Airport due to fuel exhaustion.

Fuel exhaustion

» La Nación (Santiago) 7 July 1962, p16


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