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8/16/05

No Survivors In Venezuelan Plane Crash

A Colombian plane carrying 160 people crashed Tuesday in a remote area of western Venezuela. Panamanian, Venezuelan and Colombian aviation officials say no survivors have been found.

A spokeswoman for West Caribbean Airways, based in Medellin, Colombia, says there were 152 passengers and eight crew members on board...making it the deadliest plane crash in Venezuela's history.

The aircraft left Tocumen International Airport south of Panama City around 1:00 a.m. local time.

Panamanian aviation officials say it was headed for Fort de France, Martinique. Colombian officials say most of the passengers were from Martinique, and the crew was Colombian.
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