Accident
Last updated: 23 November 2014
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 15 marzo 1963
Hora:ca 13:55
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6B
Operador:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registración: CP-707
Numéro de série: 43547/204
Año de Construcción: 1951
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 36 / Ocupantes: 36
Total:Fatalidades: 39 / Ocupantes: 39
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Tacora Volcano (   Perú) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Arica-Chacalluta Airport (ARI/SCAR), Chile
Aeropuerto de Llegada:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Número de Vuelo: 915
Descripción:
The flight departed Arica at 13:27 for an 8-hour VFR flight at cruising flight level 170. The DC-6 struck the Chachacomani Peak.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "A flight under visual flight rules was attempted below the minimum altitude indicated in the flight plan in weather conditions that were marginal for this type of operation and were associated with the severe turbulence which usually exists in that region (western area)."

Fuentes:
» ICAO Accident Digest No.15 - Volume I, Circular 78-AN/66 (80-85)


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Distance from Arica-Chacalluta Airport to La Paz-El Alto Airport as the crow flies is 305 km (190 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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