Accident description
Last updated: 26 July 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 23 November 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Aerolineas La Paz
Registration: CP-755
C/n / msn: 4294
First flight: 1942
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB) (   Bolivia) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft landed long (450m past the threshold) and fast (130kts) on runway 27. The right tire blew after touchdown, causing the DC-3 to swerve off the runway.

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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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