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Last updated: 21 September 2018
Date:Wednesday 5 May 1982
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440
Operator:Transportes Aéreos Unidos
Registration: CP-1725
C/n / msn: 469
First flight: 1958
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Destination airport:?
The aircraft stalled and crashed after losing power on climbout.

Loss of control


photo of Convair CV-440 N67053
N67053 was reportedly sold to Bolivia as CP-1725.
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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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