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Datum:Freitag 26 September 1969
Zeit:ca 15:10
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Fluggesellschaft:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Kennzeichen: CP-698
Werknummer: 43273/191
Baujahr: 1951
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 69 / Insassen: 69
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 74 / Insassen: 74
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:176 km (110 Meilen) SE of La Paz (   Bolivien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Santa Cruz-El Trompillo Airport (SRZ/SLET), Bolivien
Flug nach:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivien
Unfallbericht:
The DC-6 flew into the side Mount Choquetanga at FL155. The airplane carried 16 members of one of Bolivia's top football teams. The wreckage was found on September 29.



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Distance from Santa Cruz-El Trompillo Airport to La Paz-El Alto Airport as the crow flies is 551 km (344 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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