Mid-air collision Accident Boeing B-17G CP-597, Monday 5 September 1955
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Date:Monday 5 September 1955
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic B17 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing B-17G
Owner/operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano - LAB
Registration: CP-597
MSN: 8286
Year of manufacture:1943
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Cochabamba -   Bolivia
Phase: En route
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Mid-air collision at FL90 between a LAB Boeing B-17 (CP-597) and a DC-3 (CP-572). The B-17 crashed; the DC-3 made an emergency landing at Trinidad.

Sources:

Diário de Lisboa 6 September 1955, p6

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