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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 3 February 1977
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-11
Operator:Servicio Aéreo San Francisco
Registration: CP-1314
C/n / msn: 363
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Lagura (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:San Francisco (Moxos) Airport (SLSF), Bolivia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
En route at FL145 the no. 2 engine failed. Altitude could not be maintained and after ten minutes the captain applied takeoff power and water injection to the no. 1 engine. Altitude could still not be maintained and five minutes later a crash landing was made in a swamp at an elevation of about 790 ft .The aircraft slid about 400 m before coming to a stop.
Investigation revealed that the Convair took off from San Francisco at a gross weight of 21148 kg which was above the maximum authorised for the flight. The flight engineer had no licence and the passenger was not listed on the manifest.

Sources:
» Airlinerlist.com


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HR-SAP was bought from Swissair and moved to Bolivia as CP-1314 in 1974.
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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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