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Last updated: 18 June 2018
Datum:Mittwoch 13 Oktober 1976
Zeit:13:32 EDT
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B701 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-131F
Betrieben durch:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Gemietet von :Jet Power
Kennzeichen: N730JP
Werknummer: 17671/48
Baujahr: 1959
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3C-
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 88
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:0,6 km (0.4 Meilen) NW of Santa Cruz-El Trompillo Airport (SRZ) (   Bolivien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Santa Cruz-El Trompillo Airport (SRZ/SLET), Bolivien
Flug nach:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), USA
The aircraft climbed to a height of 6 metres after a longer than usual takeoff run and struck trees, poles and roofs of houses. It rolled to the left and crashed onto a football pitch located 560 metres beyond runway 32.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The failure of the crew to select enough thrust to achieve the necessary acceleration. A principal contributory factor was crew fatigue."


photo of Boeing 707-131F N730JP
N730JP pictured here just prior to its lease to Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano.
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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 Santa Cruz-El Trompillo Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 5171 km (3232 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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