Date & Time: Nov 18, 1978 at 1215 LT
Type of aircraft:
Lake, Sea, Ocean, River
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
While cruising over the Gulf of Venezuela, the crew informed ATC about an engine failure and ditched the aircraft few km off the coast of Punto Fijo. All three occupants were rescued while the aircraft sank and was lost.
Engine failure or malfunction. As the aircraft was not recovered, the exact cause of the accident could not be determined.