Accident description
Last updated: 25 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 1 February 2008
Time:10:35
Type:Silhouette image of generic B722 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-259
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CP-2429
C/n / msn: 22475/1690
First flight: 1980-11-14 (27 years 3 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17R
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 8
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 151
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 159
Airplane damage:
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Trinidad Airport (TDD) (   Bolivia) show on map
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Destination airport:Cobija-E. Beltram Airport (CIJ/SLCO), Bolivia
Narrative:
The 727 departed La Paz on a domestic service to Cobija (CIJ). Bad weather at the destination forced the crew to divert to Trinidad (TDD). Reports indicate that the crew carried out a forced landing in an Amazon jungle clearing just short of the airport, possibly as a result of fuel exhaustion.

Sources:
» Sin víctimas aterrizaje forzoso de Boeing 727 (Los Tiempos, 1-2-2008)


Photos

photo of Boeing 727-259 CP-2429
photo of Boeing 727-259 N204AV
N204AV was later sold to Sun Country as N289SC and went to Bolivia in December 2002 to fly for LAB
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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 Cobija-E. Beltram Airport as the crow flies is 610 km (381 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.
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