Accident description
Last updated: 24 September 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 17 January 1989
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-75-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Aerolineas La Paz
Registration: CP-1418
C/n / msn: 19344
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Missing
Airplane fate: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Location:between La Paz and Apolo (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Destination airport:Apolo Airport (APB/SLAP), Bolivia
Narrative:
The Douglas C-47 cargo plane went missing during a flight from La Paz (LPB) to Apolo (APB), Bolivia.

Classification:
Missing
Missing

Sources:
» Ultima Hora 11-11-2010


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Map
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 La Paz-El Alto Airport to Apolo Airport as the crow flies is 199 km (124 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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