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Last updated: 21 September 2021
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Fecha:miércoles 17 febrero 1971
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-30-CU Commando
Operador:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Registración: TAM-60
Numéro de série: 26683
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Cunatincuta Mountain (   Bolivia)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico No Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Borja Airport (SRJ/SLSB), Bolivia
Descripción:
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.

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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Curtiss C-46

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