Accident Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3) YV-C-ALU, Saturday 21 May 1955
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Date:Saturday 21 May 1955
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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-ALU
MSN: 4791
Year of manufacture:1942
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 13
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:off Barcelona -   Venezuela
Phase: Unknown
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI)
Destination airport:Barcelona-Gen J A Anzoategui Airport (BLA/SVBC)
Narrative:
Emergency landing at sea. The aircraft operated on a flight from Caracas to Barcelona and Porto Espanha.

Sources:

Globo 23 MAY 1955, p16
Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 63)

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