Linea Expresa Bolivar

Linea Expresa Bolivar Wednesday January 21, 1959
While en route, flying VFR the plane ran into a cloud covered El Callejon pass at 7,000 feet. The aircraft made a 180deg turn but crashed into the La Culata Peak at an altitude of 13,500 feet. Flying of the aircraft at an insufficient altitude over an area apparently unfamiliar to the pilot.

Crash Details

DateWednesday January 21, 1959
LocationNear Merida, Venezuela
Passengers2
Crew2
Fatalities4
Survivors0
Aircraft Type Curtiss C-46D-15-CU
OperatorLinea Expresa Bolivar
RegistrationYV-C-LBI
Flight OriginMerida
Flight Destination Lagunillas
Near Merida, Venezuela
Linea Expresa Bolivar
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU
1959