ASN Aircraft accident Douglas C-47 (DC-3) TAM-22 La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB)
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Date:Tuesday 4 May 1971
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Registration: TAM-22
MSN:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:2,5 km (1.6 mls) N of La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Destination airport:El Jovi Airport (SLEJ), Bolivia
Narrative:
While climbing after takeoff from La Paz for a flight to El Jovi, something happened which caused the DC-3 to crash.



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