Date & Time: May 14, 1991 at 1442 LT
Type of aircraft:
Curtiss C-46 Commando
Landing (descent or approach)
Charter/Taxi (Non Scheduled Revenue Flight)
Estancia La Esperanza – La Paz
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
En route from Estancia La Esperanza to La Paz, while cruising at an altitude of 5,000 feet, the right engine failed. The crew reduced his altitude and diverted to Beni to attempt an emergency landing. The aircraft belly landed and slid for few dozen meters before coming to rest. All five occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Failure of the right engine in flight for unknown reasons.