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Date:Friday 1 February 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-259
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CP-2429
MSN: 22475/1690
First flight: 1980-11-14 (27 years 3 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17R
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 151
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 159
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4,2 km (2.6 mls) NW of Trinidad Airport (TDD) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Destination airport:Cobija-E. Beltram Airport (CIJ/SLCO), Bolivia
The Boeing 727 departed La Paz on a domestic service to Cobija (CIJ). Bad weather at the destination forced the crew to divert to Trinidad (TDD). Reports indicate that the crew carried out a forced landing in an Amazon jungle clearing just short of the airport, possibly as a result of fuel exhaustion.

Forced landing outside airport

» Sin víctimas aterrizaje forzoso de Boeing 727 (Los Tiempos, 1-2-2008)


photo of Boeing-727-259-CP-2429
accident date: 01-02-2008
type: Boeing 727-259
registration: CP-2429
photo of Boeing-727-259-N204AV
accident date: 01-02-2008
type: Boeing 727-259
registration: N204AV

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 La Paz-El Alto Airport to Cobija-E. Beltram Airport as the crow flies is 610 km (381 miles).
Accident location: Exact; deduced from official accident report.

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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