ASN Aircraft accident Learjet 35A LV-BPA Ro Grande-Gobernador Ramn Trejo Noel International Airport, TF (RGA)
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Status:Accident Investigation report not yet completed, but information verified through authorities or other sources.
Date:Friday 1 July 2022
Time:14:11
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Operator:Flying America SA
Registration: LV-BPA
MSN: 35-143
First flight: 1978
Total airframe hrs:13917
Cycles:13170
Engines: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ro Grande-Gobernador Ramn Trejo Noel International Airport, TF (RGA) (   Argentina)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Ambulance
Departure airport:Ro Grande-Gobernador Ramn Trejo Noel International Airport, TF (RGA/SAWE), Argentina
Destination airport:San Fernando Airport, BA (FDO/SADF), Argentina
Narrative:
The Learjet 35A, LV-BPA, crashed on takeoff from Ro Grande Airport, Argentina. Both pilots and two medical personnel were killed.

The aircraft had departed San Fernando Airport, BA (FDO) in the morning on a medical transportation flight to Comodoro Rivadavia Airport, CB (CRD) and Ro Grande Airport, TF (RGA). The accident occurred when the aircraft was returning to base.
Video footage from the accident shows the aircraft rolling left and descending before it hit the ground.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: JST
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: 66817513/22
Download report: Preliminary report

Classification:
Loss of control

Sources:
» www.actualidadtdf.com.ar
» www.rionegro.com.ar

METAR Weather report:
17:15 UTC / 14:15 local time:
SAWE 011715Z 28005KT 500 FU NSC 01/M01 Q0998

18:00 UTC / 15:00 local time:
SAWE 011800Z 30004KT CAVOK 02/M01 Q0998


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Distance from Ro Grande-Gobernador Ramn Trejo Noel International Airport, TF to San Fernando Airport, BA as the crow flies is 2261 km (1413 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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