Date & Time: Feb 22, 2005 at 2026 LT
Type of aircraft:
Convair CV-580
Operator:
Registration:
FAB-73
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Military
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Trinidad-Cochabamba
MSN:
170
YOM:
1954
Flight number:
FAB73
Country:
Bolivia
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
45
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, the aircraft suffered engine problems and the crew elected to make a safe landing in an open field. The aircraft was damaged beyond repair and 28 passengers were injured.