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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 30894
Last updated: 27 April 2019
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Type:Silhouette image of generic SW2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Swearingen SA226-T Merlin III
Owner/operator:Alas del Sur
Registration: LV-WLW
C/n / msn: T-230
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Ushuaia -   Argentina
Phase: Landing
Departure airport:
Destination airport:Ushuaia
While landing the aircraft struck several large birds, one breaking the windshield and others striking the left engine. Control was lost and the aircraft run off the side of the runway. The Merlin was damaged beyond repair and scrapped for spares.


Prop&Jetprop 2004

Revision history:

27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
16-Oct-2010 12:49 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Phase, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Oct-2010 12:21 TB Updated [Narrative]
18-Oct-2010 14:06 TB Updated [Narrative]

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