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Status:Preliminary
Date:Tuesday 22 February 2005
Time:20:26
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-580
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Registration: FAB-73
MSN: 170
First flight: 1954
Engines: 2 Allison 501-D13
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 45
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 49
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Trinidad Airport (TDD) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR), Bolivia
Destination airport:Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport (CBB/SLCB), Bolivia
Narrative:
The aircraft crash-landed on muddy terrain just after takeoff following engine problems. Twenty-eight people were injured.

Sources:
» La Razon,
» El Nuevo Dia


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accident date: 22-02-2005
type: Convair CV-580
registration: FAB-73
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accident date: 22-02-2005
type: Convair CV-580
registration: FAB-73
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accident date: 22-02-2005
type: Convair CV-580
registration: FAB-73
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accident date: 22-02-2005
type: Convair CV-580
registration: N73152
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Trinidad Airport to Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport as the crow flies is 318 km (199 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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Convair CV-580

  • 182 built
  • 31st loss
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 Bolivia
  • 69th worst accident (at the time)
  • 74th worst accident (currently)
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