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Accident
Last updated: 24 October 2017
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Datum:Freitag 11 März 1983
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC93 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32
Fluggesellschaft:AVENSA
Kennzeichen: YV-67C
Werknummer: 47025/106
Baujahr: 1967
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 45
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 50
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Barquisimeto Airport (BRM) (   Venezuela)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Caracas Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Flug nach:Barquisimeto Airport (BRM/SVBM), Venezuela
Unfallbericht:
The DC-9 landed hard in fog 1015 m beyond the runway threshold following an ILS approach. The landing gear collapsed, causing the aircraft to slide off the runway and break up.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Improper in-flight decisions and inadequate supervision of the flight.



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Distance from Caracas Airport to Barquisimeto 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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