CFIT Accident Douglas DC-3 YV-C-AZU, Saturday 29 March 1952
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Date:Saturday 29 March 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3
Owner/operator:TACA de Venezuela
Registration: YV-C-AZU
Fatalities:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:30 km E of San Felipe Airport (SNF) -   Venezuela
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Caracas-Maiquetía Airport (CCS/SVMI)
Destination airport:San Felipe Airport (SNF/SVSP)
The aircraft crashed into the Cerro Grande mountain.


Los Angeles Times - Apr 2, 1952


  • 44th worst accident in 1952
  • 482nd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 282nd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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