61 Years ago today: On 5 February 1960 a Lloyd Aerro Boliviano DC-4 crashed near Laguna da Huanacota, Bolivia, killing all 59 occupants.

Date:Friday 5 February 1960
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operator:Lloyd Aéreo Boliviano – LAB
C/n / msn:10510
First flight:1945
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 55 / Occupants: 55
Total:Fatalities: 59 / Occupants: 59
Aircraft damage:Destroyed
Aircraft fate:Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:15 km (9.4 mls) S of Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport (CBB) (   Bolivia)
Crash site elevation:2752 m (9029 feet) amsl
Phase:En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Cochabamba-J Wilsterman Airport (CBB/SLCB), Bolivia
Destination airport:La Paz-El Alto Airport (LPB/SLLP), Bolivia

The DC-4 crashed shortly after takeoff into Laguna Huañacota, a mountain lagoon. Reportedly one engine had caught fire. A two-year old girl survived the impact but died on the way to a hospital.