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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Estado:
Fecha:martes 12 octubre 1971
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-580
Operador:AVENSA
Registración: YV-C-AVA
Numéro de série: 161
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Ubicación:Havana-José Martí International Airport (HAV) (   Cuba)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Barcelona-Gen J A Anzoategui Airport (BLA/SVBC), Venezuela
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Caracas-Maiquetía Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Descripción:
The CV-580 was hijacked by two passengers. The aircraft diverted to the island of Curaçao where it was refueled. Three mothers with young children were released, after which the aircraft departed to Havana, Cuba.

Fuentes:
» Amigoe di Curacao 13-10-1971


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Distance from Barcelona-Gen J A Anzoategui Airport to Caracas-Maiquetía Airport as the crow flies is 256 km (160 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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