Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 3 November 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-314
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CP-600
C/n / msn: 2181
First flight: 1939
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 25 / Occupants: 25
Total:Fatalities: 28 / Occupants: 28
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:S of Tarabuco (   Bolivia) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Camiri Airport (CAM/SLCA), Bolivia
Destination airport:Sucre Airport (SRE/SLSU), Bolivia
Narrative:
The DC-3 crashed on the top of the Rodeo Pampa mountain range, some 60 km southeast of Sucre.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» ICAO Circular 39-AN/34 (171)


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Distance from Camiri Airport to Sucre Airport as the crow flies is 214 km (134 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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Douglas DC-3

  • 1955th loss
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  • 16th worst accident (at the time)
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