Date: January 18, 1976
Time: 15:44
Location: Near San Borja, Bolivia
Operator: Frigorifico Maniqui
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Douglas C-47
Registration: CP- 573
cn / ln: 4682
Aboard: 10   (passengers:7  crew:3)
Fatalities: 7   (passengers:4  crew:3)
Ground: 0
Summary: The cargo plane was forced to return to San Borja after the No.2 engine failed. After crossing the runway the plane crashed into trees 1.2 miles past the end of the runway. Malfunction or failure of the No. 2 engine, landing gear malfunction and an improper landing procedure.

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