Linea Aeropostal Venezolana

Linea Aeropostal Venezolana Thursday April 28, 1960
The aircraft crashed after an explosion aboard. Detonation of a hand-grenade brought aboard by a Russian immigrant. The explosion occurred after the captain tried to disarm the man.

Crash Details

DateThursday April 28, 1960
LocationNear Calabozo, Venezuela
Passengers9
Crew4
Fatalities13
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-3
OperatorLinea Aeropostal Venezolana
RegistrationYV-C-AFE
Flight OriginMaiquetia
Flight Destination Calabozo
Near Calabozo, Venezuela
Linea Aeropostal Venezolana
Douglas DC-3
1960