Date & Time: Dec 1, 1941 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed 10 Electra
Operator:
Registration:
YV-ACE
Survivors:
No
Site:
Plain
Schedule:
Ciudad Guayana – Maracay
MSN:
1078
YOM:
1936
Country:
Venezuela
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
2
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
2
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
En route from Ciudad Guayana to Maracay, an engine fired. The crew decided to divert to Higuerote Airport. The aircraft failed to arrive and crashed in flames, killing all four occupants.
Probable cause:
Engine fire.