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Last updated: 2 March 2021
Datum:Freitag 11 Januar 1957
Flugzeugtyp:Vickers 615 Viking 1B
Operated by:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
On behalf of:Lineas Aéreas del Estado - LADE
Kennzeichen: T-11
Werknummer: 188
Baujahr: 1947-06-16 (9 years 7 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 28
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 17 / Insassen: 32
Opfer am Boden:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP) (   Argentinien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE), Argentinien
Flug nach:Mar del Plata Airport, BA (MDQ/SAZM), Argentinien
The Vickers Viking T-6 was owned by the Argentine Air Force but operated on flights on behalf of the military airline LADE.
The aircraft was attempting to take off from Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP) in crosswind conditions. It struck trees, crossed a road and crashed near the Club de Pescadores at the shore of the Rio de la Plata. One pedestrian was also killed in the accident.
The airplane was bound for Mar del Plata and Mendoza, Argentina.

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Distance from Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA to Mar del Plata Airport, BA as the crow flies is 382 km (239 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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