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Last updated: 18 September 2021
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Datum:Mittwoch 17 Februar 1971
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-30-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Kennzeichen: TAM-60
Werknummer: 26683
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cunatincuta Mountain (   Bolivien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivien
Flug nach:San Borja Airport (SRJ/SLSB), Bolivien
Unfallbericht:
The Curtiss, on a flight from La Paz to San Borja, struck Cunatincuta Mountain, 13 minutes after takeoff.



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Distance from La Paz-El Alto Airport to San Borja Airport as the crow flies is 239 km (149 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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