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Boliviana de Aviacion Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bolivia

Thursday, February 9, 2017
By George Hatcher
Boliviana de Aviacion Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Bolivia

Boliviana de Aviacion flight OB-314 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Cochabamba, Bolivia, on February 6th. The plane flying from La Paz, Bolivia, was on approach to Uyuni, Bolivia, when the crew reported unsafe gear and decided to divert. The plane landed safely. All 31 passengers and 3 crew members remained... »

Boliviana de Aviacion Flight Returns to La Paz

Sunday, August 21, 2016
By George Hatcher
Boliviana de Aviacion Flight Returns to La Paz

Boliviana de Aviacion flight OB-442 made an emergency landing in La Paz, Bolivia, on August 18th. The Boeing 737-300 aircraft had departed for Cochabamba, Bolivia, when the crew reported that cabin did not pressurize and decided to turn back. The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unhurt. Download article as PDF »

Bolivian Air Force Plane Crashed in Santa Cruz; 2 Killed

Saturday, November 29, 2014
By George Hatcher

A Bolivian air force plane crashed in the suburbs of Santa Cruz city in Santa Cruz province of Bolivia on November 28. Authorities said the plane was on a training flight with an instructor and a trainee pilot aboard. It appears that the aircraft was attempting an emergency landing due to some mechanical fault... »

2 Killed in Bolivian Military Aircraft Crash

Sunday, October 19, 2014
By George Hatcher
2 Killed in Bolivian Military Aircraft Crash

A small military plane crashed in a Santa Cruz aerodrome in Bolivia, on October 15. The Bolivia-made Tiluchi FAB-542 was rehearsing a landing maneuver for the anniversary of the Bolivian air force when it went down. Authorities confirmed that 2 people aboard the aircraft, a colonel and a lieutenant, were killed in the accident.... »

Bolivian Plane Crashes, Killing , Passenger Manifest

Sunday, November 3, 2013
By George Hatcher
Bolivian Plane Crashes, Killing , Passenger Manifest

Updated An Aerocon Fairchild Swearingen Metroliner en route from the Teniente Jorge Henrich Arauz Airport developed a problem as it caught fire upon landing at 4 p.m. at Riberalta Airport. Three officials of the Governorate of Beni were aboard. The Bolivian aircraft came to rest wheels up and was consumed by the fire. Of... »

Bolivia Plane Crash, Druglord Injured

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
By George Hatcher
Bolivia Plane Crash, Druglord Injured

On Jan 21, 2013 a Cessna 206 Stationair in San Germán Bolivia crashed while making an illegal flight and came off the airstrip. A drug lord named Roly Delgado was injured in the accident. Delgado had entered Santa Cruz with a different name. He is considered a dangerous drug lords in the area of... »

Cessna Crash Cuts Bolivian Festival Short

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
By George Hatcher

What: Servicio Aereo Elorza Cessna U206G Stationair 6 Where: San Joaquin, Beni Bolivia When: August 21, 2012 Who: 1 aboard, 2 fatalities, 1 injury Why: The festival commemorating the 303rd anniversary of the founding of San Joaquin was cancelled. A small stunt plane was performing at the event doing cartwheels when the the pilot... »

Tam Turboprop Landing Gear Fails, Belly Landing in Bolivia

Tuesday, January 10, 2012
By George Hatcher
Tam Turboprop Landing Gear Fails, Belly Landing in Bolivia

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Propfreak What: TAM Bolivia Xian MA-60 en route from Riberalta to Guayaramerin, Bolivia Where: Guayaramerin When: Jan 9th 2012 Who: 16 passengers, 5 crew Why: On landing, the plane’s landing gear would not lower. Pilots had to perform a belly landing in Guayaramerin. (In... »

Update: Aerocon Found in Bolivian Amazon Jungle, One Survivor

Saturday, September 10, 2011
By George Hatcher
Update: Aerocon Found in Bolivian Amazon Jungle, One Survivor

One of the SA-227’s in the Aerocon fleet. CP-2548 is missing. (CP-2527 is pictured ) Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Robert Domandl Minor Vidal, the sole survivor was found in the Amazon jungle. Minor said “I did not eat anything, nothing, just drank my urine when I was thirsty.... »

Bolivia Flight Missing, 9 aboard

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
By George Hatcher
Bolivia Flight Missing, 9 aboard

One of the SA-227’s in the Aerocon fleet. CP-2548 is missing. (CP-2527 is pictured Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Robert Domandl What: Aerocon Swearingen SA-227 Metroliner en route from Santa Cruz to Trinidad Bolivia Where: Trinidad When: Sep 6th 2011 Who: 7 passengers, 2 crew Why: On final approach... »

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