LAV - Linea Aeropostal Venezolana

LAV - Linea Aeropostal Venezolana Friday March 3, 1978
The aircraft crashed into the ocean shortly after takeoff due to problems with the artificial horizon. The pilot radioed he was having an instrument failure. The plane the banked to the left and crashed into the sea.

Crash Details

DateFriday March 3, 1978
LocationOff Caracas, Venezuela
Passengers43
Crew4
Fatalities47
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeBritish Aerospace 748 2A
OperatorLAV - Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
RegistrationYV-45C
Flight OriginCaracas
Flight Destination Cumana
Off Caracas, Venezuela
LAV - Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
British Aerospace 748 2A
1978