Date: January 21, 1959
Time: ?
Location: Near Merida, Venezuela
Operator: Linea Expresa Bolivar
Flight #: ?
Route: Merida - Lagunillas
AC Type: Curtiss C-46D-15-CU
Registration: YV-C-LBI
cn / ln: 33411
Aboard: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:2  crew:2)
Ground: 0
Summary: While en route, flying VFR the plane ran into a cloud covered El Callejon pass at 7,000 feet. The aircraft made a 180deg turn but crashed into the La Culata Peak at an altitude of 13,500 feet. Flying of the aircraft at an insufficient altitude over an area apparently unfamiliar to the pilot.

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