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Accident description
Last updated: 29 September 2016
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Date:Wednesday 8 June 1983
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas VC-54Q (DC-4)
Operator:Frigorifico Reyes
Registration: CP-1404
C/n / msn: 10576
First flight: 1945
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Trinidad Airport (TDD) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Destination airport:Palmira Airport (SLPM), Bolivia
Narrative:
Due to bad weather at Palmira, the aircraft diverted to Trinidad. The DC-4 crashed and caught fire on landing.

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Distance from La Paz-El Alto Airport to Palmira Airport as the crow flies is 359 km (224 miles).

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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