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Bolivia suspends airline after deadly crash in Colombia

9 months 2 weeks 6 days ago Thursday, December 01 2016 Dec 1, 2016 December 01, 2016 12:42 PM December 01, 2016 in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MEDELLIN - The Bolivian Civil Aviation Authority is indefinitely suspending permission for LaMia airline to operate following the deadly crash of one its charter planes in Colombia.

Officials made the announcement Thursday, and not provide additional details. The LaMia charter flight crashed while approaching Medellin, Colombia, killing all but six of the 77 people on board.

The airline was founded in Venezuela in 2009 but operates in Bolivia.

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