Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 10 June 1958
Time:ca 11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-ADV
C/n / msn: 43034/136
First flight: 1948
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Ilha Grande Beach, RJ (   Brazil) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Destination airport:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentina
Narrative:
Immediately after reaching cruising altitude the no. 4 propeller oversped and was feathered. A little later the no. 2 engine started to vibrate, so the flight crew also feathered this propeller. The DC-6 began to lose height at an rate of 500 fpm, forcing an emergency landing on a beach. No one was hurt but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of no.2 and no.4 engines for reasons unknown."

Classification:
Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» The Deseret News - Jun 10, 1958


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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