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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73900
Last updated: 18 November 2021
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Time:13:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic UH12 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hiller OH-23
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Arque -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Cochabamba
Destination airport:Tacopaya
Struck telephone cables while flying through canyon of Río Arque, killing Bolivian President René Barrientos Ortuño (49). Pilot Ten Carlos Estivariz and Cap Leovegildo Orellana.


Hamburger Abendblatt 28.4.1969, p.2
El Informador 28 April 1969, p1+8A/29 April 1969, p1+3A

Revision history:

10-Apr-2010 12:04 harro Added
18-Jan-2013 03:23 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Narrative]
20-Aug-2016 22:48 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2017 16:32 TB Updated [Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]
20-May-2018 18:12 TB Updated [Source]
31-May-2018 18:15 TB Updated [Time, Source, Narrative]
31-May-2018 18:18 TB Updated [Destination airport]
31-May-2018 18:23 TB Updated [Narrative]
21-Jun-2020 14:21 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Registration]
09-Oct-2020 06:57 harro Updated [Aircraft type]

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