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Crash of a Learjet 35A in San Fernando

Date & Time: Oct 19, 2015 at 0645 LT
Type of aircraft:
Registration:
LV-ZSZ
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
San Fernando - Rio Gallegos
MSN:
35A-235
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While taking off from runway 05 at San Fernando Airport, in initial climb, the aircraft banked right and crashed in a field along the runway. The aircraft skidded for several yards before coming to rest in flames. While both pilots were injured, the aircraft owned by Lázaro Baez was destroyed by fire. It appears that an engine failed on rotation.

Crash of a Beechcraft Super King Air B200 in the Rio de la Plata: 5 killed

Date & Time: May 27, 2014 at 1245 LT
Operator:
Registration:
LV-CNT
Flight Type:
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
San Fernando - Carmelo
MSN:
BB-1367
YOM:
1990
Location:
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Owned by the Argentinian Company Kowzef SA, the twin engine aircraft left San Fernando at 1220LT bound for Carmelo. On approach to Carmelo, pilot informed ATC he was encountering engine problems. Aircraft lost altitude and crashed in the Rio de la Plata, some 10 km south of the airport of Carmelo-Zagarzazú. First rescuers arrived on the scene some ten minutes later and four passengers were rescued and evacuated while all five other occupants, among them the pilot, were killed.

Crash of a Piper PA-31 Cheyenne in San Fernando: 2 killed

Date & Time: Dec 18, 2008 at 0557 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
LV-MYX
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
San Fernando-Victoria
MSN:
31-7904045
YOM:
1979
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:

After departure, crew informed ATC about technical problem and elected to return to San Fernando airport. The twin engine aircraft crashed into a parking lot and burst into flames. Both occupants were killed.

Crash of a Cessna 208 Caravan in Estancia Las Cruces: 1 killed

Date & Time: Apr 1, 2000 at 0800 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
LV-ZSR
Flight Phase:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
Estancia Las Cruces-San Fernando
MSN:
208-0311
YOM:
1999
Country:
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
1

Crash of a Curtiss C-46F-1-CU Commando in San Fernando de Apure: 2 killed

Date & Time: Apr 6, 1972
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
YV-C-EVF
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
San Fernando de Apure - Caracas
MSN:
22577
YOM:
1945
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
Shortly after takeoff, while in initial climb, the aircraft went out of control and crashed. Both pilots were killed.

Crash of a Sud-Ouest SO.95 Corse in General Pacheco: 2 killed

Date & Time: Jul 27, 1946 at 1200 LT
Type of aircraft:
Operator:
Registration:
F-BBAP
Flight Phase:
Flight Type:
Survivors:
No
Schedule:
San Fernando - San Fernando
MSN:
001
YOM:
1946
Country:
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
Other fatalities:
Total fatalities:
2
Circumstances:
The crew was performing a demo flight at San Fernando Airport. While flying in the vicinity of the airfield, the twin engine aircraft went out of control and crashed in a field, killing both occupants.