YV-C-AMX   Vickers 749 Viscount                          (c/n  95)


                                     In 1956 LAV ordererd three new Viscounts from Vickers.  All of these three original air-
                                     craft were lost in accidents in the early 1970s and were replaced by three used ones, two
                                     from BWIA and one ex-BEA machine.   YV-C-AMX seen in this nice manufactuer's
                                     photograph prior to delivery, was destroyed in a crash on 14 August 1974.   It struck the
                                     La Gloria peak on Isla Margarita whilst on approach to Porlamar Airport.  48 of the 49
                                     souls on board perished.