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Last updated: 14 July 2020
Date:Tuesday 10 June 1958
Time:ca 11:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-6
Operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-ADV
C/n / msn: 43034/136
First flight: 1948
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 22
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Ilha Grande Beach, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:International Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Destination airport:Buenos Aires (unknown airport), BA, Argentina
Immediately after reaching cruising altitude the no. 4 propeller oversped and was feathered. A little later the no. 2 engine started to vibrate, so the flight crew also feathered this propeller. The DC-6 began to lose height at an rate of 500 fpm, forcing an emergency landing on a beach. No one was hurt but the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Failure of no.2 and no.4 engines for reasons unknown."

Forced landing outside airport

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photo of Douglas-DC-6-LV-ADV
accident date: 10-06-1958
type: Douglas DC-6
registration: LV-ADV
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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