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Crash of a Swearingen SA227DC Metro III in La Paz

Date & Time: Feb 27, 2011 at 1510 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
CP-2473
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
San Borja - Rurrenabaque
MSN:
DC-842B
YOM:
1993
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
6
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
On approach to Rurrenabaque, crew encountered problem with landing gear which failed to lock down. All three green lights were not on. Captain decided to divert to La Paz-El Alto airport. After touch down, left main gear failed and the aircraft veered off runway to the left before coming to rest. All eight occupants were uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Crash of a Learjet 35 in La Paz, Bolivia: 6 killed

Date & Time: Mar 9, 2006 at 1630 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
T-21
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
La Paz-Santa Cruz-Parana
MSN:
35-115
YOM:
1977
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
6
Circumstances:
The aircraft was flying back to Parana (Argentina) with an intermediate stop at Santa Cruz with 3 military and 3 technicians and board. They were sent to La Paz to deliver humanitarian aid after important flood in Bolivia. Few minutes after takeoff, the aircraft crashed in an open field located 20 km from La Paz-El Alto airport. It seems that the technicians made small maintenance on the aircraft prior to departure and that a mechanical failure occured after takeoff.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in La Paz, Bolivia

Date & Time: Jul 10, 2001 at 1647 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
CP-2395
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
La Paz-Rurrenabaque
MSN:
208-0842
YOM:
2000
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
11
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0

Crash of a Convair CV-440 Metropolitan in La Paz, Bolivia: 10 killed

Date & Time: Aug 21, 1992 at 1200 LT
Registration:
CP-1961
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Site:
Schedule:
Santa Ana del Yacuma-La Paz
MSN:
405
YOM:
1957
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
7
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
10

Crash of a Douglas C-47 in La Paz, Bolivia: 5 killed

Date & Time: Jan 17, 1989 at 1200 LT
Registration:
CP-1418
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
La Paz-Apolo
MSN:
19344
YOM:
1943
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
3
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
2
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5