Accident Howard Super Ventura N175S, Sunday 15 April 1973
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Date:Sunday 15 April 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic L37 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Howard Super Ventura
Owner/operator:Pioneer Ventura Aviation
Registration: N175S
MSN: 5371
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Chiriguaná, Cesar -   Colombia
Phase: Landing
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA)
Destination airport:
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
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.

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

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Report number: UNK73X0111
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


El Tiempo 17 April 1973, p1+9A


Revision history:


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