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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Datum:Sonntag 15 April 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Howard Super Ventura
Fluggesellschaft:Pioneer Ventura Aviation
Kennzeichen: N175S
Werknummer: 5371
Baujahr: 1943
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 1
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Chiriguaná, Cesar (   Kolumbien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Ungültiger Flug
Flug von:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
Flug nach:?
The Super Ventura crashed during landing an attempted off airport landing on the premises of an estate. No flight plan had been filed and it appeared the aircraft operated on a drug run.

Probable Cause:

pilot in command - improper in-flight decisions or planning
pilot in command - improper level off
pilot in command - failed to follow approved procedures,directives,etc.
personnel - operational supervisory personnel: inadequate supervision of flight crew

» El Tiempo 17 April 1973, p1+9A


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