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Last updated: 20 July 2018
Datum:Dienstag 10 Juli 2001
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Fluggesellschaft:Línea Aérea Amaszonas
Kennzeichen: CP-2395
Werknummer: 208B0842
Baujahr: 2000
Triebwerk: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 11
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 13
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:2 km (1.3 Meilen) von Viacha (   Bolivien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivien
Flug nach:Rurrenabaque Airport (RBQ/SLRQ), Bolivien
The aircraft took off from La Paz-El Alto at 16:37 for a flight to Rurrenabaque. Six minutes into the flight, Upon reaching 14500 feet, the pilot reported an engine failure. An emergency landing was carried out on the Sarija hill. The Caravan overturned on impact.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE (translated from Spanish):
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation determined that the probable cause of the crash was engine failure due to fracture and separation of all the compressor blades of the turbine due to undetermined factors.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: DGAC-AIG
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 9 months
Accident number: ACC–018–01
Download report: Final report

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Distance from La Paz-El Alto Airport to Rurrenabaque Airport as the crow flies is 243 km (152 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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