Accident description
Last updated: 19 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 17 May 1999
Type:Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando
Operator:CAMBA - Commercializadora Aérea Mixta Boliviana
Registration: CP-1319
C/n / msn: 22428
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:El Paraiso Ranch (   Bolivia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:San Borja Airport (SRJ/SLSB), Bolivia
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
A Curtiss C-46F cargo plane suffered engine problems while on approach to an airstrip at El Paraiso Ranch in Bolivia. The engine was shut down and the propeller was feathered. The pilot was not able to maintain altitude and had to carry out a forced landing in a marsh near the airstrip.

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CP-1319 seen here stored at La Paz before being made operational again for CAMBA
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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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