Accident description
Last updated: 22 September 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 10 January 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Registration: TAM-52
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 21
Total:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between Santa Rosa and La Paz (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Santa Rosa Airport (SRB/SLSR), Bolivia
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Narrative:
Missing on a Santa Rosa-La Paz flight.

Classification:
Missing
Missing

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Distance from Santa Rosa Airport to La Paz-El Alto Airport as the crow flies is 308 km (193 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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