19:55 GMT26 October 2020
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    The accident claimed the lives of two crew members and four Spanish passengers who were supposed to be repatriated due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

    A military Beechcraft Baron B-55 has crashed, killing all six people on board, the Bolivian Air Force (FAB) said in a statement late on Saturday.

    "[On] 2 May, at about 1:42 pm [17:42 GMT], a Beechcraft Baron B-55 aircraft with the tail number FAB-051 crashed while transporting Spanish nationals for repatriation as part of an humanitarian air mission en route from Trinidad to Santa Cruz", the Air Force wrote on Twitter, revelaing the names of the victims.

    According to preliminary data, the crew reported they were going back to Trinidad due to engine failure, but then the plane went off the radar.

    The Civil Aviation Accident Investigation Board is set to provide a report on causes of the accident within eight days.

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