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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 166034
Last updated: 7 May 2019
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Date:24-JAN-1940
Time:morning
Type:Sikorsky S-38B
Owner/operator:Socíedad Argentina de Navegación Aérea (SANA)
Registration: LV-PAB
C/n / msn: 414-2
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rio de la Plata, off Berazategui, Buenos Aires -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Nature:Test
Departure airport:Quilmes, Buenos Aires
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Ex-NC304N (US Registry) then P-BDAK and PP-PAK (Brazilian registry). Written off (destroyed) 24/1/40: The crew was completing a test flight from the Quilmes seaplane base when the aircraft crashed in unknown circumstances into the Rio de la Plata, off Berazategui, in the southeast suburb of Buenos Aires. Four crew members were killed while two others were rescued.

Sources:

1. http://www.santafe.gov.ar/hemerotecadigital/diario/18749/?page=2
2. https://www.baaa-acro.com/crash/crash-sikorsky-s-38b-berazategui-4-killed
3. http://www.airhistory.org.uk/gy/reg_LV-.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
06-May-2014 20:19 TB Added
08-Aug-2016 20:24 TB Updated
08-Aug-2016 20:25 TB Updated
08-Apr-2019 17:34 Dr. John Smith Updated

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