ASN Aircraft accident Antonov An-2T CX-CAP Santa Isabel, PA
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Sunday 24 October 2010
Type:Silhouette image of generic AN2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Antonov An-2T
Operator:Paracaidismo Casares
Registration: CX-CAP
MSN: 1G142-31
First flight: 1973
Total airframe hrs:4339
Engines: 1 Shvetsov ASh-62IR
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:1 km (0.6 mls) SW of Santa Isabel, PA (   Argentina)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Santa Isabel Airport, PA, Argentina
Destination airport:Santa Isabel Airport, PA, Argentina
The airplane failed to gain height, possibly as a result of engine problems, and crashed some 400 m past the runway of Santa Isabel Airport, Argentina.
All skydivers got out safely but the airplane caught fire.

Probable Cause:

Cause: "During a parachuting flight after takeoff, during you the climb phase, a power loss occurred, with subsequent impact with the ground and aircraft fire, due to causes which could not be reliably established."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 2 years and 10 months
Accident number: 27/10
Download report: Final report

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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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