Aviation Photo #1304527 Sud SE-210 Caravelle III - Avensa

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    David john allen
    Sud SE-210 Caravelle III
    Sud SE-210 Caravelle
    Sud SE-210 Caravelle
    Caracas - Simon Bolivar International / Maiquetia
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Photo Added: December 12, 2007

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10 years ago
A very rare picture of this Caravelle using Avensa colors. Next to it are a DC-3, a Convair 540 and a Convair 280. As far as I know, this airplane was the only Caravelle operated by Avensa by the time this picture was taken.
8 years ago
Good picture, even though it is a Black & White one. I understand that this Caravelle previously served with Cruzeiro Do Sul and Varig. Then, it was leased to Viasa for a short term and returned to Avensa. Sadly, it was destroyed during a hard landing in Barquisimeto, State of Lara in 1973 and written-off the same year. The pic is completed with a couple of Convairs (580 and 330) and a DC-3. Classic image of the Avensa of the mid 1960
5 years ago
Thank you for this photo - it brings back memories. I lived in Caracas as a child, from the mid 50s to the mid 60s. We used to drive by the airport on the way to our beach house. From time to time I would get a glimpse of the Caravelle from a great distance at Maiquetía and it always fascinated me. I hoped to see it up close during one of our visits to the airport, but that never happened. This photo make up for that.

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