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Last updated: 23 February 2019
Date:Saturday 20 April 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-35
Operator:Carga Aéreo Transportada
Registration: CP-1489
C/n / msn: 319
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Santa Rosa Airport (SRB) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Departure airport:Santa Rosa Airport (SRB/SLSR), Bolivia
Destination airport:?
The aircraft crashed nose-down on climbout after losing control. The no. 2 engine had failed shortly after V2 speed.


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N440RS was exported to Bolivia as CP-1489 in June 1981.
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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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