Accident description
Last updated: 3 September 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 18 March 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-53 (DC-3)
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CP-535
C/n / msn: 4867
First flight: 1942
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Sayari (   Bolivia)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport (CBB/SLCB), Bolivia
Destination airport:Oruro Airport (ORU/SLOR), Bolivia
Narrative:
Crashed into a mountain.

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Distance from Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport to Oruro Airport as the crow flies is 112 km (70 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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