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Peruvian Airlines Plane Suffered Landing Gear Collapse at El Alto International Airport

Peruvian Airlines flight P9-331 suffered the collapse of both main gear struts during landing at El Alto International Airport, Bolivia, on November 22nd.

The incident happened when the Boeing 737-500 plane was coming from Cusco, Peru.

There were one hundred and twenty-two passengers and five crew members aboard at the time; all of them remained uninjured.

BoA Plane Bursts Tires on Landing at El Alto International Airport

A Boliviana de Aviacion Boeing 737-300 plane burst left hand main tires after landing at El Alto International Airport, Bolivia, on November 1st.

The incident happened when the plane was preforming flight OB-669 from Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia.

The plane became disabled on the runway. All one hundred and one passengers and six crew members remained unharmed.

BoA Plane Returns to Bolivia due to Cabin Pressurisation Issue

BoA Boliviana de Aviacion flight OB-670 had to return and make an emergency landing at El Alto International Airport, La Paz, Bolivia, on September 22nd.

The Boeing 737-700 flying to Santa Cruz, Bolivia, had to return due to cabin pressurisation issue.

The plane landed safely.

All 138 passengers and 6 crew members remained safe.

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 unharmed.

The airline arranged a replacement plane for the passengers.

Boliviana de Aviacion Flight Returns to La Paz

Boliviana de AviaciónBoliviana 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.

Bolivian Air Force Plane Crashed in Santa Cruz; 2 Killed

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 when it crashed, just 30 minutes after departing from El Trompillo airfield.

Both people aboard the plane were killed in the crash.

The accident is under investigation.

2 Killed in Bolivian Military Aircraft Crash

mexicocrashA 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.

The cause of crash is not clear at the moment.

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