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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Date:Friday 11 October 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-10-CU Commando
Operator:Servicio Aéreo Beni - SABENI
Registration: CP-1593
C/n / msn: 32936
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:within Beni Department (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Crashed in mountainous area while flying a cargo of meat to La Paz.
The wreckage was located on October 15.

» Lloyds List 16-10-1985


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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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