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Last updated: 18 May 2021
Datum:Dienstag 15 Juli 1969
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Avro 748-105 Srs. 1
Fluggesellschaft:Aerolineas Argentinas
Kennzeichen: LV-IEV
Werknummer: 1558
Baujahr: 1963
Anzahl Zyklen der Zelle:12930
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 35
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 39
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Bahía Blanca-Comandante Airport, BA (BHI) (   Argentinien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Bahía Blanca-Comandante Espora Airport, BA (BHI/SAZB), Argentinien
Weather at Bahiá Blanca was below minima with a visibility of 200 m in fog. The pilot however decided to carry out an instrument approach for runway 34. At the Inner Marker the runway was in sight and the pilot reported he was continuing visually. He lost sight of the runway lights and the aircraft, named "Ciudad de Gualeguaychú", contacted the ground 25 m short and 200 m to the right of the runway.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Pilot failed to conform with the approved instrument approach procedures.

» The Avro 748 with Aerolineas Argentinas, by Carlos Abella


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