Flugunfall 27 OCT 1975 einer Convair CV-440-12 TAM-44 - Cerro Colorado
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Datum:Montag 27 Oktober 1975
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-12
Fluggesellschaft:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Kennzeichen: TAM-44
Werknummer: 328
Baujahr: 1956
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 63 / Insassen: 63
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 67 / Insassen: 67
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Cerro Colorado (   Bolivien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Tomonoco, Bolivien
Flug nach:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivien
The airfield of Tomonoco is located on a tropical plain below the snow-capped peaks of the Andes mountain range. Pilots have to climb to FL100 to cross the mountains to La Paz. The airplane failed to climb sufficiently because it was overloaded and crashed in the Cerro Colorado mountains northeast of La Paz. The airplane carried military officers with their wives and children.

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photo of Convair-CV-440-12-TAM-44
accident date: 27-10-1975
type: Convair CV-440-12
registration: TAM-44
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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