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Last updated: 20 February 2017
Fecha:jueves 27 agosto 1959
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4
Operador:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registración: LV-AHP
Numéro de série: 6411
Año de Construcción: 1959
Motores: 4 Rolls-Royce Avon 524
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 1 / Ocupantes: 44
Total:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 50
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:9 km (5.6 milles) de Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (ASU) (   Paraguay)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentina
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (ASU/SGAS), Paraguay
A let down procedure to Asuncion airport using NDB was carried out while flying in instrument conditions. The aircraft descended below MDA and crashed short of the runway.



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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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