Unlawful Interference Convair CV-340 or CV-440 , Thursday 28 November 1963
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Date:Thursday 28 November 1963
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Convair CV-340 or CV-440
Owner/operator:AVENSA
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Category:Unlawful Interference
Location:Port of Spain-Piarco Airport (POS) -   Trinidad and Tobago
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Ciudad Bolívar Airport (CBL/SVCB)
Destination airport:Caracas Airport (CCS/SVMI)
Narrative:
Six young rebels armed with machineguns hijacked the domestic AVENSA flight shortly after takeoff from Ciudad Bolívar (CBL). They forced the crew to circle the city while they dropped leaflets urging Venezuelans not to vote in the national elections.
The hijackers then demanded to be flown to Port of Spain, Trinidad where they surrendered.

Sources:

El Litoral 28-11-1963

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