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Last updated: 27 November 2020
Date:Friday 21 December 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-62
Operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Registration: TAM-47
C/n / msn: 444
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Talara (   Peru)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Talara Airport (TYL/SPYL), Peru
Struck trees on approach and crashed.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Panama City to La Paz, carrying a cargo of toys. The captain, one other crew member and one female passenger survived the accident.

» El Siglo de Torreón 25 December 1973, p5


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