A Bolivian Air Force Zlín 242L Trainer Aircraft Crashes Killing Instructor & Student Pilot.
Aircraft Crashed under unknown circumstances during a training flight in the town of Chimoré, in the tropics of Cochabamba.
“With reference to the accident that occurred today March 21, with the aircraft ZLIN Z242L with registration FAB-518, belonging to the Air Training Group” 21 “, which was carrying out a local training flight, in the town of Chimoré, at hours 14:
Approximately 55, it is regrettable to report that the two crew members on board have died, the instructor aviator Lt. Av. Jhon E. Manjón Píctor and Aviador Alumno: Cap. Av. Jorge Armando Flores Claure, “the statement said.
“The Aeronautical Accident Investigation Board has been established, which in 8 days will present a full report on the factors that caused the accident,” said a FAB statement.
— Los Tiempos (@LosTiemposBol) March 21, 2020
The Zlín Z 42 is a single-engine two-seat Czechoslovakian trainer aircraft manufactured by Moravan Otrokovice. A developed version, the Z 142, is the most popular aircraft variant in the manufacturer’s aircraft line.