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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 60774
Last updated: 20 October 2019
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Date:16-JAN-2001
Time:13:30 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic V10 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Rockwell OV-10A Bronco
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Venezolana (FAV)
Registration: 0077
C/n / msn: 305-3
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Sierra de Perija -   Venezuela
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
At 1:30 local time on Janaury 16 2001, a FAV (Venezuelan Air Force) OV-10 Bronco crashed at the Sierra de Perija, 5 miles from the Colombian border. It was reported that the Bronco was conducting a routine flight, but suffered a mechanical failure resulting in an explosion in the air.

The co-pilot was killed and the aircraft commander is still missing (presumed killed). Four helicopters of the Venezuelan Air Force were assigned to the rescue mission.

Sources:

Scramble 262
http://www.fav-club.com
http://web.archive.org/web/20160917114715/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/Aircraft_by_Type/OV_10_BRONCO.htm
http://www.ov-10bronco.net/news_detail.cfm?NewsID=71


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
18-Nov-2011 21:49 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Country, Phase, Nature, Source, Narrative]
18-Nov-2011 21:56 Dr. John Smith Updated [Registration, Source, Narrative]
11-Apr-2017 09:28 TB Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Source, Narrative]

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