Accident description
Last updated: 2 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 2 March 1976
Type:IAI Arava 201
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Registration: TAM-76
C/n / msn: 024
First flight: 1976
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 22
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:within Southeastern Bolivia (   Bolivia) show on map
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Camiri Airport (CAM/SLCA), Bolivia
Destination airport:Itaguasurenda Airport (SLIT), Bolivia
Narrative:
Crashed in the jungle. The wreckage was found two days later.

Sources:
» Aviation News 02.04.1976


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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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