Accident Douglas DC-4 TAM-52, Thursday 10 January 1974
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Date:Thursday 10 January 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-4
Owner/operator:Transporte Aéreo Militar - TAM
Registration: TAM-52
Fatalities:Fatalities: 24 / Occupants: 24
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:30 km NE of La Paz -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Santa Rosa Airport (SRB/SLSR)
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP)
The Douglas DC-4 went missing on a flight from Santa Rosa to La Paz, Bolivia. The last position report was at 16:48 abeam Coroico.
The wreckage was found 26 years later on the side of Mount Mik'aya.


Ferrostin Cronicas Aeronauticas


  • 30th worst accident in 1974
  • 58th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 56th worst accident of this aircraft type at the time


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