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Last updated: 15 December 2019
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Datum:Donnerstag 28 November 1963
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-340 or CV-440
Fluggesellschaft:AVENSA
Kennzeichen: registration unknown
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: nicht beschädigt
Unfallort:Port of Spain-Piarco Airport (POS) (   Trinidad und Tobago)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Ciudad Bolívar Airport (CBL/SVCB), Venezuela
Flug nach:Caracas Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Unfallbericht:
Six young rebels armed with machineguns hijacked the domestic AVENSA flight shortly after takeoff from Ciudad Bolívar (CBL). They forced the crew to circle the city while they dropped leaflets urging Venezuelans not to vote in the national elections.
The hijackers then demanded to be flown to Port of Spain, Trinidad where they surrendered.

Informationsquelle:
» El Litoral 28-11-1963


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Distance from Ciudad Bolívar Airport to Caracas Airport as the crow flies is 466 km (291 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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