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Status:
Date:Monday 12 September 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-10 Lodestar
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CB-26
MSN: 18-2098
First flight: 1941
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Santa Cruz-El Trompillo Airport (SRZ) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair in civil war; probably in Santa Cruz-El Trompillo Airport (SRZ).
The aircraft was likely hit when Santa Cruz Airport was bombed by Bolivian military aircraft on September 12, 1949 in an attempt to stop supporters of the MNR (Movimiento Nacionalista Revolucionario).

Classification:
Destroyed on ground
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» El Litoral, 13-9-1949


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