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Last updated: 19 August 2019
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Date:Wednesday 31 October 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-14
Operator:AVENSA
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Unknown
Location:Caracas (   Venezuela)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Barquisimeto Airport (BRM/SVBM), Venezuela
Destination airport:Caracas Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Narrative:
hijacker shot and seriously wounded himself 1 hijacker. Duration of the hijacking: less than 1 day.



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Distance from Barquisimeto Airport to Caracas Airport as the crow flies is 265 km (166 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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