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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Date:Saturday 25 August 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CP-605
MSN: 32542/15794
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Narrative:
Crashed after loss of a propeller. The co-pilot survived with serious injuries.

Sources:
» Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 68)
» Jornal do Brasil 27 August 1956, p10


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