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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 10 julio 2001
Hora:16:46
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C208 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Cessna 208B Grand Caravan
Operador:Línea Aérea Amaszonas
Registración: CP-2395
Numéro de série: 208B-0842
Año de Construcción: 2000
Motores: 1 Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-114A
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 11
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 13
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:2 km (1.3 milles) de Viacha (   Bolivia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rurrenabaque Airport (RBQ/SLRQ), Bolivia
Descripción:
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:

CAUSA PROBABLE
La oficina de Investigación y Prevención de Accidentes e Incidentes de la Dirección General de Aeronáutica Civil, determinó que la causa probable del accidente fue la falla del motor debido a la fractura y separación de todos las álabes del compresor de la turbina debido a factores indeterminados.

Accident investigation:
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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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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
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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