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Accident description
Last updated: 26 November 2015
Date:Thursday 11 April 1985
Type:Silhouette image of generic H25B model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
British Aerospace BAe-125-700B
Operator:Yacimientos Petroliferos Fiscales
Registration: LV-ALW
C/n / msn: 257133
First flight: 1981
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Salta, SA (   Argentina)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentina
Destination airport:Salta-Martín Miguel de Güemes International Airport, SA (SLA/SASA), Argentina
The BAe-125 aborted a landing attempt when weather fell below minima. The aircraft struck a mountainside during a thunderstorm.



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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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