Accident Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3) CP-680, Saturday 22 August 1964
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Date:Saturday 22 August 1964
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Servicios Aéreos Cochabamba
Registration: CP-680
MSN: 13371
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Tipuani -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP)
Destination airport:Tipuani Airport (SLTP)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The DC-3 crashed into the north side of Huayna Hill. The flight had been delayed because of bad weather over the Cordillera mountains and over the destination Tipuani.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The flight was conducted in IMC conditions at an altitude unsafe for operations of that nature through the Huayna Pass."

Sources:

ICAO Aircraft Accident Digest No.16 - Volume III, Circular 82-AN/69 (64-67)

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