NTSB Identification: DCA01WA016
Accident occurred Thursday, January 25, 2001 in CUIDAD BOLIVAR, Venezuela
Aircraft: Douglas DC-3, registration:
Injuries: 24 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

Two minutes after departure, the flightcrew announced to ATC that they were returning to the airport (without further comment). The airplane crashed and burned 2 miles from the airport in a populated area. All on board were fatally injured; 2 children on the ground were also suffered burn injuries.

The investigation authority is:

Direction de Aeronautica Civil Inspectoria Aeronautica General Roman Gomez Ruiz Parque Central, Torre Este, Paso 34 Apartado de Correos 17587 Caracas, Venezuela

Phone (58) 2 509 2400 Fax (58) 2 509 2425

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