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Last updated: 22 September 2021
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Datum:Sonntag 25 Februar 1962
Zeit:ca 18:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild F-27
Fluggesellschaft:AVENSA
Kennzeichen: YV-C-EVH
Werknummer: 12
Baujahr: 1958
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:10 km (6.3 Meilen) von Porlamar (   Venezuela)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Carúpano Airport (CUP/SVCP), Venezuela
Flug nach:Porlamar Airport (PMV/SVMG), Venezuela
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft departed Carúpano, Venezuela about 18:00 hours on a domestic flight to Porlamar on Isla de Margarita. While descending through thick clouds the aircraft impacted Cerro Piache.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo - Feb 26, 1962


Fotos

photo of Fairchild-F-27-YV-C-EVH
accident date: 25-02-1962
type: Fairchild F-27
registration: YV-C-EVH
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Carúpano Airport to Porlamar Airport as the crow flies is 82 km (51 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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