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Last updated: 31 March 2020
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Date:Friday 2 November 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46F Commando
Operator:Linea Expresa Bolivar - LEBCA
Registration: YV-C-LBH
C/n / msn: 441
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Carora Airport (VCR) (   Venezuela)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Carora Airport (VCR/SVCO), Venezuela
Narrative:
The C-46 Commando transport plane ground looped on landing. The aircraft caught fire, killing twelve pedigree bulls that were on board. The aircraft was bound for Miami.

Sources:
» La Nacion 4 November 1962, p.70


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