Airplane Crash - Near Calabozo, Venezuela 04/28/1960

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Calabozo, Venezuela


Date04/28/1960
Time08:22
LocationNear Calabozo, Venezuela
OperatorLinea Aeropostal Venezolana
RouteMaiquetia - Calabozo
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationYV-C-AFE
Cn/In15353/26798
Aboard13
Fatalities13
Ground0
SummaryThe 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.

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