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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 73900
Last updated: 20 September 2017
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Date:27-APR-1969
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic H500 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hughes 369
Owner/operator:
Registration: CP-...
C/n / msn:
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Arque -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Cochabamba
Destination airport:Tocopaya
Narrative:
Struck telephone cables while flying through canyon of Río Arque, killing Bolivian President René Barrientos (67).

Sources:

Hamburger Abendblatt 28.4.1969, p.2
http://h2g2.com/approved_entry/A17641497


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
10-Apr-2010 12:04 harro Added
18-Jan-2013 03:23 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Phase, Source, Narrative]
20-Aug-2016 22:48 Dr.John Smith Updated [Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
26-Mar-2017 16:32 TB Updated [Registration, Location, Source, Narrative]

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