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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 28226
Last updated: 2 June 2020
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Date:10-OCT-1971
Time:night
Type:Silhouette image of generic BE65 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft A65 Queen Air
Owner/operator:
Registration: LV-JOC
C/n / msn: LC-331
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Río de la Plata -   Argentina
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Buenos Aires/Jorge Newbery
Destination airport:Bahia Blanca
Narrative:
Stalled and nose-dived into River Plate at night, killing 9 argentine ballet dancers (two of them famous*) and the pilot (Orlando Galotine). One engine failed at 500 feet. *José Neglia (42), Norma Fontenla (40). *Registration confirmed.

Sources:

Toledo Blade 11 October 1971
http://www.espacial.com/contacto/10/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=977&start=0&sid=f94329e0fc9213c508b9bae67d232c15&view=print
*L'Unita 12 October 1971, p5


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
18-Sep-2009 10:34 harro Updated
14-Mar-2010 04:58 TB Updated [Date, Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
06-May-2010 09:23 TB Updated [Narrative]
20-Jun-2011 05:14 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]
01-Aug-2014 06:59 gwydd Updated [Cn]
23-Jan-2020 18:04 TB Updated [Source, Narrative]

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