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Date:Tuesday 23 November 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Aerolineas La Paz
Registration: CP-755
MSN: 4294
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft landed long (450 m past the threshold) and fast (130 kts) on runway 27. The right tire blew after touchdown, causing the DC-3 to swerve off the runway.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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