Accident description
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 19 April 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-47D (DC-3)
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CP-734
C/n / msn: 17045/34311
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Trinidad Airport (TDD) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR), Bolivia
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Narrative:
The airplane crash-landed after takeoff following engine problems. The occupants were unable to open the main doors as they had been damaged on impact. Airport staff reached the crash site and pried open the doors.

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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 Trinidad Airport to La Paz-El Alto Airport as the crow flies is 396 km (248 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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