Accident Douglas C-47D (DC-3) CP-605, Saturday 25 August 1956
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Date:Saturday 25 August 1956
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Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47D (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CP-605
MSN: 32542/15794
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB) -   Bolivia
Phase: Approach
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP)
Narrative:
Crashed after loss of a propeller. The co-pilot survived with serious injuries.

Sources:

Air Britain Casualty compendium (pt. 68)
Jornal do Brasil 27 August 1956, p10

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