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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 170268
Last updated: 22 October 2021
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Date:21-NOV-1960
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE50 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft L-23D Seminole
Owner/operator:United States Army Aviation
Registration:
MSN:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Viacha -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:La Paz
Destination airport:Santa Cruz
Narrative:
Crashed. Two Bolivian and three US military*. Servicio Interamericano de Geodesia. Caught fire shortly after take off for post maintenance flight**.

Sources:

Passauer Neue Presse 24 November 1960, p2*
La Nacion 22 November 1960, p20
http://www.armyaircrews.com/fixed.html **


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-Oct-2014 17:32 TB Added
29-Jan-2017 20:41 TB Updated [Date, Aircraft type, Operator, Total occupants, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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