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Last updated: 20 April 2019
Date:Wednesday 31 December 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic SW4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA227-AC Metro III
Registration: CP-2321
C/n / msn: AC-643
First flight: 1986
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-11U-611G
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Trinidad Airport (TDD) (   Bolivia)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Trinidad Airport (TDD/SLTR), Bolivia
Destination airport:?
Lost control on takeoff and ran off the side of the runway; the left main gear failed.


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