Avensa YV-C-AVI 21. August 1973

Date  21.   August 1973
Location Barquisimento,   Venezuela
C/N 20
Model  Caravelle   III
Airline Avensa
Registration YV-C-AVI
Occupants  0/6 + 0/??
Aircraft   history

YV-C-AVI c/n 20 Caravelle 3, made its first flight   on January 8th 1060 as F-WJAK and was delivered to Air Algérie as F-OBNH 6   days later. It was converted to series 3 standards in May 1961. On December   15th 1961 Varig bought c/n 20 and registered it PP-VJI. It was withdrawn from   use and stored at JFK, New York in December 1963. On August 13th 1964 the plane was bought by Avensa and registered YV-C-AVI and leased to VIASA/PIASA  in June 1969 and returned to Avensa one year later.

Accident   description YV-C-AVI made a hard landing causing the undercarriage to fail. The aircraft was written off and scrapped soon after.