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Bolivia suspends airline after deadly crash in Colombia

Friday, Dec 2, 2016,15:39 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

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 today, 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.