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Accident description
Last updated: 28 September 2016
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Date:Wednesday 15 December 1937
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mce
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CB-18
C/n / msn: 4009
First flight:
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Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:between Roboré and Sarta Cruz (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Robore Airport (RBO/SLRB), Bolivia
Destination airport:Santa Cruz-El Trompillo Airport (SRZ/SLET), Bolivia
Narrative:
The Junkers Ju-52/3mce named "Huanuni" crashed between Roboré and Santa Cruz de La Sierra while participating in Gran Chaco War. Wreck found in dense jungle in the 1940-ies. Crew missing.

Sources:
» The Hugo Junkers Homepage


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Distance from Robore Airport to Santa Cruz-El Trompillo Airport as the crow flies is 363 km (227 miles).

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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