Narrative:The Fokker F-27 departed Riberalta (RIB) at 11:23 on a flight to Guayaramerín (GYA). It was raining when the airplane landed at Guayaramerín. The F-27 ran off the runway, causing substantial damage to the undercarriage and wings. An 80-year old woman died of a heart attack a few hours after the accident.
|Date:||Sunday 16 April 2006|
|Type:||Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M|
|Operator:||Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM|
|C/n / msn:|| 10580|
|First flight:|| 1978-11-14 (27 years 5 months)|
|Engines:|| 2 Rolls Royce 536-7P Dart|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 27|
|Total:||Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 31 |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Guayaramerín Airport (GYA) (Bolivia)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Nature:||Domestic Scheduled Passenger|
|Departure airport:||Riberalta-Gen Buech Airport (RIB/SLRI), Bolivia|
|Destination airport:||Guayaramerin Airport (GYA/SLGY), Bolivia|
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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 Riberalta-Gen Buech Airport to Guayaramerin Airport as the crow flies is 87 km (54 miles).
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.