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Date:Friday 17 January 1936
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mce
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: unreg.
MSN: 4018
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Total:Fatalities: 13 / Occupants: 13
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:NE of Cochabamba (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport (CBB/SLCB), Bolivia
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Narrative:
The Junkers Ju-52/3mce named "Chorolque" crashed in the Tapacarí swamps, NE of Cochabamba.

Sources:
» Early Aviation Disasters / D. Gero, 2011
» World Airliner Crashes/Tery Denham


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Distance from Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport to La Paz-El Alto Airport as the crow flies is 236 km (148 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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