Narrative:Crashed into the mountains while on a flight from Tipuani to La Paz.
|Date:||Tuesday 21 January 1958|
|Operator:||Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM|
|C/n / msn:|| |
|First flight:|| |
|Crew:||Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7|
|Total:||Fatalities: 11 / Occupants: 11 |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||between Tipuani and La Paz (Bolivia)
|Phase:|| En route (ENR)|
|Nature:||Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Tipuani Airport (SLTP), Bolivia|
|Destination airport:||La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia|
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not
display the exact flight path.
Distance from Tipuani Airport to La Paz-El Alto Airport as the crow flies is 110 km (69 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.