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Last updated: 15 October 2019
Fecha:jueves 3 agosto 1978
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-351B
Operador:LAN Chile
Registración: CC-CCX
Numéro de série: 18584/342
Año de Construcción: 1963
Horas Totales de la Célula:47740
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 55
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 63
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:2,5 km (1.6 milles) W of Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE) (   Argentina)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), Estados Unidos de América
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), Argentina
The aircraft was approaching runway 11 in fog when it struck trees in a gentle descent, some 2500 m short of the runway threshold and 300 m out of line with the runway centreline.
The aircraft came down on the grounds of the Ezeiza Atomic Center (CAE).

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Collision with obstacle during final approach due to non-compliance with regulatory procedures."

» Aviation Letter 275 p.6
» Flight International 12 August 1997 (454)
» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/93 (#7)


photo of Boeing-707-342-CC-CCX
accident date: 03-08-1978
type: Boeing 707-342
registration: CC-CCX

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 Miami International Airport, FL to Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA as the crow flies is 7075 km (4422 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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