Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300 CP-1018, Tuesday 19 May 1987
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Date:Tuesday 19 May 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 300
Owner/operator:Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales Bolivianos - YPFB
Registration: CP-1018
MSN: 363
Year of manufacture:1973
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney Canada PT6A-27
Fatalities:Fatalities: 14 / Occupants: 16
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Savannas hill range -   Bolivia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Camiri Airport (CAM/SLCA)
Destination airport:Santa Cruz-El Trompillo Airport (SRZ/SLET)
Crashed on approach in poor weather.


Aviation Letter 247


  • 31st worst accident in 1987
  • 42nd worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 15th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time



photo (c) Cesar Henry Romero Gutiérrez; Savannas hill range; 20 May 1987

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