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Last updated: 31 March 2020
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Date:Tuesday 12 September 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-20-CU Commando
Operator:CAMBA - Commercializadora Aérea Mixta Boliviana
Registration: CP-687
C/n / msn: 26585
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:ca 25 km S of San Borja Airport (SRJ) (   Bolivia)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR), Bolivia
Destination airport:San Borja-Capitan G.Q. Guardia Airport (SRJ/SLSB), Bolivia
Narrative:
Curtiss C-46 CP-687 crashed near the Maniqui River in the area of Cara Cara.



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Distance from Trinidad Airport to San Borja-Capitan G.Q. Guardia Airport as the crow flies is 196 km (123 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of 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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