Flugunfall 19 OCT 1990 einer Douglas C-47B-40-DK (DC-3) CP-735 - Huayna Potosí Mountain, Los Novios Peak
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Status:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Datum:Freitag 19 Oktober 1990
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-40-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Bolivian Air Flight International-BAFIN
Kennzeichen: CP-735
Werknummer: 33553/15805
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Huayna Potosí Mountain, Los Novios Peak (   Bolivien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Flug von:Santa Ana-Yacuma Airport (SBL/SLSA), Bolivien
Flug nach:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivien
Last radio contact with the flight was when the pilot reported climbing through FL160. The wreckage was found 6 years later in the Andes.
The frozen body of the co-pilot was found in November 2010.

» La madre de un piloto boliviano muerto en los Andes soñó el lugar donde estaba el cadáver
» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/98 (#48)
» Scramble Vol.12, nr.06


photo of Douglas-C-47B-CP-735
accident date: 19-10-1990
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: CP-735

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Santa Ana-Yacuma Airport to La Paz-El Alto Airport as the crow flies is 424 km (265 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few 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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