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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74819
Last updated: 7 June 2021
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Date:24-OCT-2000
Time:11:20
Type:Silhouette image of generic P28A model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-28-181
Owner/operator:Aero Club Orán
Registration: LV-ARL
MSN: 28-8290193
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Category:Accident
Location:Zapla, PJ -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Private
Departure airport:Gral. Belgrano
Destination airport:Oran
Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Narrative:
The aircraft impacted a mountainside at 4000 feet in IMC.

PROBABLE CAUSE:
DURING A DAYTIME FLIGHT, WHEN THE PILOT LEFT THE VISUAL FLIGHT CONDITIONS DUE TO INADEQUATE AND INCORRECT HEIGHT CALCULATION WITH RESPECT TO GROUND ELEVATIONS, IMPACT OF THE AIRCRAFT AGAINST A HILLSIDE RESULTING IN ITS DESTRUCTION
Contributing Factors:
1 INADEQUATE FLIGHT PLANNING BY THE PILOT
2 LACK OF VOR / DME EQUIPMENT ON BOARD THE AIRCRAFT
3 INCORRECT USE OF GPS SATELLITE NAVIGATION EQUIPMENT.
4 ADVERSE WEATHER CONDITIONS

Sources:

http://www.jiaac.gob.ar/files/pdf/Bol30.pdf
https://jiaac.gob.ar/files/5488356.pdf

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report
Location


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
14-Aug-2020 17:07 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Time, Registration, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
14-Aug-2020 17:18 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Damage, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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