Airplane Crash - Bolivar, Argentina 12/08/1957

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Bolivar, Argentina


Date12/08/1957
Time16:45
LocationBolivar, Argentina
OperatorAerolineas Argentinas
RouteBuenos Aires - San Carlos
TypeDouglas DC-4
RegistrationLV-AHZ
Cn/In27227
Aboard61
Fatalities61
Ground0
SummaryThe plane crashed during a storm. Left wing detached in extreme turbulence. The pilot descending on a track well below the minimum safety flight altitude established for this type of operation. The absence in the flight plan of a forecast showing the intensity of the meteorological phenomena encountered. Inadequate operational dispatch of the aircraft.

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