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Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Fecha:viernes 18 mayo 1973
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-580
Operador:AVENSA
Registración: registration unknown
Numéro de série:
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 37
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 42
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:at an unknown location (   Cuba)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Valera-Carvajal Airport (VLV/SVVL), Venezuela
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Barquisimeto Airport (BRM/SVBM), Venezuela
Descripción:
4 hijackers demanded release of prisoners. Refueling stops were made in Willemstad, Panama-City, and Merida, before arriving in Cuba.
Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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Distance from Valera-Carvajal Airport to Barquisimeto Airport as the crow flies is 155 km (97 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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