Descripción del Accidente ASN 19 OCT 1990 Douglas C-47B-40-DK (DC-3) CP-735 - Huayna Potosí Mountain, Los Novios Peak
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Estado:Information verified through authorities or other official sources.
Fecha:viernes 19 octubre 1990
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-40-DK (DC-3)
Operador:Bolivian Air Flight International-BAFIN
Registración: CP-735
Numéro de série: 33553/15805
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Huayna Potosí Mountain, Los Novios Peak (   Bolivia)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 5430 m (17815 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santa Ana-Yacuma Airport (SBL/SLSA), Bolivia
Aeropuerto de Llegada:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia
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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