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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 58476
Last updated: 20 October 2017
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Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Owner/operator:Andes Lineas Aereas
Registration: LV-BHF
C/n / msn: 49508
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 84
Other fatalities:0
Airplane damage: None
Location:Ponta Pora (PMG/SBPP) -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:AEP
Destination airport:SLA
The flight OY-856 landed in Ponta Pora after it had to fly around severe thunderstorms in the destination area. The federal police in Ponta Pora reported, that the crew lost all navigation instruments and were navigating just via their magnetic compass, but lost situational awareness completely and thought, they'd be around Paraguay. With just one hour fuel left the Brasilian radar station of Cindacta de Curitiba was able to locate the airplane via their transponder signal and guided the airplane to a safe landing.


Revision history:

12-Jan-2009 23:36 Certosino Added
12-Jan-2009 23:37 harro Updated
13-Jan-2009 22:54 armando Updated
15-Jan-2009 22:38 CAN Updated

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