Bolivia suspends LaMia airline after deadly crash of charter plane in Columbia

02 December 2016, 12:43 PM
Representative Image (Getty)
Representative Image (Getty)

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 on Friday, 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. 

First Published: Friday, December 02, 2016 12:15 PM
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