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Last updated: 24 July 2016
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Date:Tuesday 2 March 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic ARVA model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
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)
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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Distance from Camiri Airport to Itaguasurenda Airport as the crow flies is 53 km (33 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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