Accident description
Last updated: 22 December 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 19 June 1961
Type:Lockheed L-1649A Starliner
Operator:Trans Atlantica Argentina
Registration: LV-GLH
C/n / msn: 1006
First flight: 1957
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rio de Janeiro, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Narrative:
The Lockheed Starliner struck an earth abutment short of the runway, shearing off the undercarriage. The plane continued down the runway for 2/3mile before coming to rest.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Inadequate conduct of flight. Error of judgement by the pilot during the approach to land."

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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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