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Date:06-OCT-1995
Time:16:00 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic PAY2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31T Cheyenne II
Owner/operator:Gendarmerķa Nacional Argentina (GNA)
Registration: GN-705
C/n / msn: 31T-8020092
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:San Manuel Base, General Villegas City Airport, Buenos Aires -   Argentina
Phase: Approach
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Campo de Mayo, San Miguel, Buenos Aires (SADO)
Destination airport:San Nanuel Base, General Villegas City Airport (VGS)
Narrative:
Crashed 6 October 1995: The aircraft was destroyed when it crashed in a violent storm whilst on approach to San Manuel Base, General Villegas City Airport, Buenos Aires. The accident happened in daylight (16:00 Local Time). The aircraft was operating a communications flight from Campo de Mayo, San Miguel, Buenos Aires. All four persons on board (crew of two plus two passengers) were killed.

Aircraft had Dual civil/military registration GN-705/LV-OIF (see link #5)

Sources:

1. Air Britain's Business Turboprops International 2009
2. Air International 24-30 April 1995, page 42
3. http://www.ascendworldwide.com/download/Cust/WAAS167_Complete.pdf
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1995/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-cheyenne-in-san-manuel-argentina-4-killed/]
5. http://loudandclearisnotenought.blogspot.com/2012/03/gn-705-piper-pa-31t-cheyenne-ii-kit-ch.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Feb-2012 05:30 Gwydd Added
27-Mar-2012 23:40 Gwydd Updated [Registration, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Source]
08-Oct-2012 04:46 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Other fatalities, Location, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
08-Oct-2012 04:52 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]
13-Sep-2017 18:33 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]

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