Accident description
Last updated: 21 September 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 5 September 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49E (DC-3)
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CP-572
C/n / msn: 1549
First flight: 1936
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Collision casualties:Fatalities: 3
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:Cochabamba (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Mid-air collision at FL090 between a LAB Boeing B-17 (CP-597) and a DC-3 (CP-572). The B-17 crashed; the DC-3 made an emergency landing at Trinidad.

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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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