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Last updated: 21 October 2020
Date:Monday 29 October 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7B
Operator:Pan American Grace Airways (Panagra)
Registration: N51702
C/n / msn: 44702/599
First flight: 1955
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 36
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 42
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Takeoff mishap. Damaged beyond repair.

» NTSB File 1-0071


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Distance from La Paz-El Alto Airport to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 4864 km (3040 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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