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Last updated: 6 July 2020
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Datum:Samstag 21 Januar 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Kennzeichen: TAM-10
Werknummer:
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 28 / Insassen: 28
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 32 / Insassen: 32
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Vacas (   Bolivien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Vallegrande Airport (VAH/SLVG), Bolivien
Flug nach:Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport (CBB/SLCB), Bolivien
Unfallbericht:
Crashed in poor weather. One woman was killed on the ground.

Informationsquelle:
» El Tiempo 22 January 1950, p1
» Military aviation disasters : significant losses since 1908 / D. Gero, 1999


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Distance from Vallegrande Airport to Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport as the crow flies is 249 km (155 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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