ASN Aircraft accident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-41 LV-YOA Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Thursday 16 July 1998
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC94 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-41
Operator:Dinar Líneas Aéreas
Registration: LV-YOA
MSN: 47606/727
First flight: 1974
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Minor
Aircraft fate: Repaired
Location:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP) (   Argentina)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Tucumán-Teniente General Benjamín Matienzo Airport, TU (TUC/SANT), Argentina
Destination airport:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE), Argentina
Dinar flight 4153 was a scheduled service between Tucumán and Buenos Aires, Argentina. While on approach to runway 13 at Buenos Aires' Jorge Newbery Airport, the crew received information from the controller that it was raining at the airport and that the runway was wet with poor braking action be expected.
After touchdown the spoilers extended. At that moment the airplane began to drift off the left side of the runway. It came to rest with minor damage.
The Argentinean accident investigation agency, JIAAC, classified the event as an accident.

Probable Cause:

Runway excursion from the left edge during landing on a scheduled airline flight, causing very slight damage to the plane and two broken lights, due to a fast approach , performed normal and to the left of the runway centreline, in adverse weather conditions.

Contributing Factors:
The poor state of the side margins that did not have the recommended strength.
The decrease in braking conditions due to the presence of water on the runway.

Runway excursion


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Distance from Tucumán-Teniente General Benjamín Matienzo Airport, TU to Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA as the crow flies is 1066 km (666 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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