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Date:Monday 4 July 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Registration: TAM-07
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rio Orton (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Riberalta-Gen Buech Airport (RIB/SLRI), Bolivia
Destination airport:Cobija-E. Beltram Airport (CIJ/SLCO), Bolivia
Narrative:
Crashed.

Sources:
» El Siglo de Torreón, Jul 6, 1966


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Distance from Riberalta-Gen Buech Airport to Cobija-E. Beltram Airport as the crow flies is 290 km (181 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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