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Accident description
Last updated: 19 August 2018
Date:Tuesday 27 May 2014
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE20 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B200 Super King Air
Operator:Kowzef S.A.
Registration: LV-CNT
C/n / msn: BB-1367
First flight: 1990
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 8
Total:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 9
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) SW off Carmelo/Zagarzaz˙ International Airport (   Uruguay)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:San Fernando Airport, BA (SADF), Argentina
Destination airport:Carmelo/Zagarzaz˙ International Airport (SUCM), Uruguay
A Beechcraft B200 Super King Air crashed on a sand bar in the RÝo de la Plata, 10 km southwest of the destination Carmelo, Uruguay.
The Uruguayan Air Force reported that there were nine persons on board. Five occupants died.
The pilot reported engine trouble prior to the accident.

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Distance from San Fernando Airport, BA to Carmelo/Zagarzaz˙ International Airport as the crow flies is 59 km (37 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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