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Last updated: 18 January 2022
Datum:Sonntag 22 Dezember 1974
Zeit:ca. 13:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC91 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-14
Kennzeichen: YV-C-AVM
Werknummer: 47056/89
Baujahr: 1967
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 69 / Insassen: 69
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 75 / Insassen: 75
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:32 km (20 Meilen) von Maturin (   Venezuela)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Maturín-Quiriquire Airport (MUN/SVMT), Venezuela
Flug nach:Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport (CCS/SVMI), Venezuela
Flugnummer: 358
Lost control and crashed approx. 5 mins. after takeoff from runway 05 after reaching 1500 m.
CAUSE: Loss of control for undetermined reasons.

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photo of DC-9-14-YV-C-AVM
accident date: 22-12-1974
type: McDonnell Douglas DC-9-14
registration: YV-C-AVM

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Maturín-Quiriquire Airport to Caracas-Simón Bolívar International Airport as the crow flies is 428 km (268 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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