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Last updated: 25 May 2019
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Date:Wednesday 24 February 1999
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD88 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
McDonnell Douglas MD-88
Operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-VBY
C/n / msn: 53048/2030
First flight: 1992
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-219
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP) (   Argentina)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The MD-88, named "Parque Tierra del Fuego" was destroyed in a hangar fire during fuel system maintenance.

Classification:

Sources:
» Ian Churchill
» World Airline Accident Summary- Airclaims


Photos

photo of MD-88-LV-VBY
accident date: 24-02-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas MD-88
registration: LV-VBY
photo of MD-88-LV-VBY
accident date: 24-02-1999
type: McDonnell Douglas MD-88
registration: LV-VBY
 
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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