Airliner Crashes In Venezuela

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posted on Aug, 16 2005 @ 07:14 AM
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A Colombian airliner with 152 passengers has crashed in a remote north-western region of Venezuela. The West Caribbean Airways plane was reported to have been travelling from Panama to the island of Martinique. A Venezuelan aviation official said the pilots had contacted air traffic control to report engine problems.

 



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Venezuelan officials believe the plane came down between 0300 and 0345 local time (between 0700 and 0745 GMT).

"Residents in the area said they heard an explosion," Mr Paz said.

Rescue workers are said to be on their way to the area of the crash in the state of Zulia. It is not known whether there are any survivors.




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Another plane down!!!

Thats two in three days, and one two weeks ago!

They just seem to be falling out of the sky at the moment!

[edit on 16-8-2005 by John bull 1]






 
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