Accident description
Last updated: 26 October 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 8 November 1995
Time:21:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M
Operator:Lineas Aéreas del Estado - LADE
Registration: TC-72
C/n / msn: 10619
First flight: 1981
Crew:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 48 / Occupants: 48
Total:Fatalities: 53 / Occupants: 53
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Villa Dolores, CD (   Argentina) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Villa Reynolds Airport, SL (SAOR), Argentina
Destination airport:Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD (COR/SACO), Argentina
Narrative:
The Friendship had taken off from Comodoro Rivadavia for a flight to Cordoba (COR) via Villa Reynolds. The aircraft collided with a mountain at 8000 feet while on its way to Cordoba in rain, turbulence and strong winds.

Classification:
Controlled Flight Into Terrain (CFIT) - Mountain

Sources:
» Airnieuws 313 (p. 16)


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Distance from Villa Reynolds Airport, SL to Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD as the crow flies is 289 km (180 miles).

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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