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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
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Date:Friday 8 May 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6BF
Operator:Frigorifico Reyes
Registration: CP-1650
C/n / msn: 45505/997
First flight: 1958
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Narrative:
The undercarriage collapsed on landing. The DC-6 overturned and broke in three, catching fire.

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 247


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photo of Douglas DC-6BF OB-R-750
OB-R-750 was sold to Frigorifico Reyes in 1981
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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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