ASN Aircraft accident North American Rockwell Sabreliner 40A OB-1319 Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:Friday 3 September 1993
Type:Silhouette image of generic SBR1 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
North American Rockwell Sabreliner 40A
Operator:Aero Condor
Registration: OB-1319
MSN: 282-127
First flight: 1973
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP) (   Argentina)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Neuquén Airport, NE (NQN/SAZN), Argentina
Destination airport:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE), Argentina
During landing, the pilot tried unsuccessfully to deploy the thrust reversers and to use the emergency brake system. The aircraft overran and collided with a service vehicle, which was parked outside the safety strip. The wing and the landing gear broke off, and the aircraft stopped inverted.

Probable Cause:

The cause was a series of failures in the hydraulic system which inhibited the use of wheelbrakes and thrust reversers and which could also have affected the auxiliary and emergency braking system. the problem had not been detected by flight and maintenance personnel.

Hydraulic system problem
Runway excursion

» ICAO Summary 6/95


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Distance from Neuquén Airport, NE to Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA as the crow flies is 992 km (620 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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