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Last updated: 19 May 2019
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Date:Friday 8 May 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6BF
Operator:Frigorifico Reyes
Registration: CP-1650
C/n / msn: 45505/997
First flight: 1958
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
Narrative:
The undercarriage collapsed on landing. The DC-6 overturned and broke in three, catching fire.

Classification:

Sources:
» Aviation Letter 247


Photos

photo of Douglas-DC-6BF-OB-R-750
accident date: 08-05-1987
type: Douglas DC-6BF
registration: OB-R-750
 
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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