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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Wednesday 30 November 2011
Time:15:27
Type:Silhouette image of generic B190 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft 1900
Operator:Fuerza Aérea Boliviana
Registration: FAB-043
C/n / msn: UA-3
First flight: 1983
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:6 km (3.8 mls) W of La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Uyuni Airport (SLUY), Bolivia
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Narrative:
A Beechcraft 1900, operated by the Bolivian Air Force, sustained substantial damage in a forced landing near La Paz-El Alto Airport, Bolivia. The undercarriage collapsed and the propellers were damaged.

Sources:
» eju.tv, 30-11-2011


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Distance from Uyuni Airport to La Paz-El Alto Airport as the crow flies is 458 km (286 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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