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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Monday 1 August 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Registration: TAM-09
C/n / msn: 9030
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Tipuani (   Bolivia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Destination airport:Tipuani Airport (SLTP), Bolivia
Narrative:
The DC-3 crashed into the Hayti Mountain while on a flight to Tipuani.



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Distance from La Paz-El Alto Airport to Tipuani Airport as the crow flies is 111 km (69 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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