Accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) YV-ALO, Tuesday 8 April 1947
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Date:Tuesday 8 April 1947
Time:10:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Linea Aeropostal Venezolana - LAV
Registration: YV-ALO
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 27 / Occupants: 27
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:40 km E of Caracas -   Venezuela
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Cumaná Airport (CUM/SVCU)
Destination airport:Caracas/La Carlota-Gen. Francisco de Miranda Air Base (SVFM)
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:

Civil Aircraft Registers of Venezuela / Air Britain Historians
WAAS

Statistics

  • 11th worst accident in 1947
  • 86th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 15th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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