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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 203266
Last updated: 20 November 2021
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Time:11:10 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B738 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-8BK (WL)
Owner/operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-FQZ
MSN: 41563/5086
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE) -   Argentina
Phase: Approach
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Santiago-Arturo Merino Benitez Airport (SCL/SCEL)
Destination airport:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE)
Aerolineas Argentinas flight AR1283 reportedly suffered a drone strike while approaching Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, Argentina. The aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 (LV-FQZ), operated on a scheduled service from Santiago, Chile. It was approaching runway 13 at the time of the occurrence.
An Argentine aviation blog,, stated that the aircraft struck a drone. Photos of fan blades, supposedly of LV-FQZ, show damage to the tips of several blades.
The incident has not yet been confirmed by authorities.

Weather about the time of the approach (1410Z):
SABE 221400Z 36008KT 9999 FEW045TCU 29/23 Q1007

On November 11, 2017, another Aerolineas Argentinas Boeing 737-800 hit a drone according to authorities. In that case, the drone impacted the forward side of the fuselage.


Previous incident:
ASN Drone Database:



Revision history:

23-Dec-2017 18:14 harro Added
23-Dec-2017 18:22 harro Updated [Source, Embed code, Narrative, Photo, ]
23-Dec-2017 18:22 harro Updated [Source]

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