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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 235672
Last updated: 1 October 2020
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Date:02-MAY-2020
Time:13:42 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE95 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 95-B55 Baron
Owner/operator:Bolivian Air Force (FAB)
Registration: FAB-051
C/n / msn: TC-1388
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Suárez lagoon, near Teniente Jorge Henrich Arauz Apt. (TDD/SLTR), Trin -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Teniente Jorge Henrich Arauz Airport (TDD/SLTR), Beni
Destination airport:Viru Viru International Airport (VVI/SVLR)
Narrative:
Following a loss of engine power, the aircraft impacted swampy terrain at Suárez lagoon during the attempted return to the point of departure of Teniente Jorge Henrich Arauz Airport (TDD/SLTR), Trinidad, Bolivia.
The two pilots and four Spanish passengers perished and the aircraft was destroyed by fire.


Sources:

https://correodelsur.com/seguridad/20200502_avioneta-de-la-fab-se-estrella-en-beni-los-seis-ocupantes-fallecieron.html EX.PT-CLY.
https://www.usnews.com/news/world/articles/2020-05-02/bolivian-light-plane-crash-kills-six-including-four-spanish-citizens
https://eju.tv/2020/05/avioneta-fab-051-que-despego-de-trinidad-a-santa-cruz-cayo-en-inmediaciones-de-laguna-suarez/
https://www.la-razon.com/nacional/2020/05/02/seis-fallecidos-siniestro-avioneta-fab-espanoles-repatriados/


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-May-2020 01:06 Captain Adam Added
03-May-2020 02:42 Geno Updated [Location, Departure airport]
03-May-2020 03:32 Captain Adam Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
03-May-2020 07:39 A.J.Scholten Updated [Cn, Source]
03-May-2020 07:43 RobertMB Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
03-May-2020 08:40 A.J.Scholten Updated [Source]

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