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Last updated: 13 October 2019
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Date:Tuesday 14 July 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-30-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-ACM
C/n / msn: 9490
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 10
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Santiago del Estero Airport, SE (SDE) (   Argentina)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), Argentina
Destination airport:Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD (COR/SACO), Argentina
Narrative:
The DC-3 landed wheels up.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Emergency landing at alternative aerodrome when flying time was exhausted with undercarriage up, in CGO conditions due to unusual fog build-up."



Photos

photo of Douglas-C-47A-LV-ACM
accident date: 14-07-1959
type: Douglas C-47A (DC-3)
registration: LV-ACM
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA to Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD as the crow flies is 654 km (409 miles).

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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