MercoPress, en Español

Montevideo, January 27th 2023 - 14:36 UTC

 

 

Evo says he didn't know LAMIA was Bolivian, but flew doomed aircraft a fortnight before

Saturday, December 3rd 2016 - 09:33 UTC
Full article 1 comment

Bolivian President Evo Morales Friday admitted that LAMIA's general manager Gustavo Vargas Gamboa used to be one of his pilots but added that he did not know what he was working as after his retirement from the Air Force. He even denied knowing LAMIA was operating under Bolivian registration. A LAMIA British Aerospace 146 - RJ 85 crashed Monday night in Medellín, Colombia, killing 71 people onboard including five Bolivian nationals, although most victims were from the Brazilian Chapecoense football club. Read full article

Comments

Disclaimer & comment rules
  • ChrisR

    What a pity this cupid stunt wasn't on the plane when if crashed, it would have allowed a real person to survive.

    Dec 03rd, 2016 - 07:30 pm - Link - Report abuse -3

Commenting for this story is now closed.
If you have a Facebook account, become a fan and comment on our Facebook Page!