Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) YV-C-AFA, Friday 12 April 1957
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Date:Friday 12 April 1957
Time:09:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registration: YV-C-AFA
MSN: 4525
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Calabozo -   Venezuela
Phase: En route
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Calabozo Airport (CLZ/SVCL)
Destination airport:Bruzual Airport (SVBZ)
Narrative:
The DC-3 crashed and caught fire five minutes after departure from Calabozo while on a flight to Bruzual without passengers. The three crew were killed.

Sources:

La Nacion 13 April 1957, p36

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