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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 201160
Last updated: 19 April 2021
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Time:c. 09:17
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-887 (WL)
Owner/operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-GKS
C/n / msn: 60491/6169
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 121
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:near Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE) -   Argentina
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Trelew-Almirante Zar Airport, CB (REL/SAVT)
Destination airport:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE)
Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR1865 suffered a collision with a drone while on approach to Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, Argentina.
The aircraft, a Boeing 737-887, departed Trelew, Argentina at 07:41 hours local time. It was approaching runway 13 at Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport when it hit a drone abeam the Tierra Santa theme park. Tierra Santa is located about 1 km short of the runway 13 threshold. A safe landing was carried out.
The airline reported that the aircraft suffered minor damage to the left hand fuselage below the left hand flight deck window. It was grounded for inspections.

ASN Drone Database:


ATC Audio from AEP Tower:


Revision history:

11-Nov-2017 15:29 harro Added
11-Nov-2017 15:35 harro Updated [Embed code, Photo, ]
11-Nov-2017 15:41 harro Updated [Source]
11-Nov-2017 17:22 harro Updated [Total occupants, Narrative]
12-Nov-2017 16:07 Aerossurance Updated [Source]

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