Narrative:A Sabreliner 75A jet sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at El Palomar Airport, Argentina. The airplane carried the Argentine army chief, Lieutenant General Luis Pozzi who was returning after a visit to La Pampa.
|Date:||Wednesday 4 July 2012|
|Type:||Rockwell Sabreliner 75A|
|C/n / msn:|| 380-13|
|First flight:|| 1974|
|Engines:|| 2 General Electric CF700-2D2|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3|
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6|
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 9 |
|Airplane damage:|| Substantial|
|Location:||El Palomar Airport, BA (Argentina)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||El Palomar Airport, BA (SADP), Argentina|
The left hand main gear apparently collapsed on landing.
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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.