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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Date:Friday 26 May 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-6
Operator:Lineas Aéreas Paraguayas - LAP
Registration: ZP-CDP
C/n / msn: 72
First flight: 1948
Total airframe hrs:18502
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE) (   Argentina)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), Argentina
When at 20 m on final approach to runway 10, the aircraft suddenly nosed down and crashed left wing-first. The wing broke off, the aircraft skidded onto the runway and came to rest upside down.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Premature operation of thrust reversers.

» ICAO Circular 88-AN/74 Volume II (167-173)


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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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