Airplane Crash - Campinas, Brazil 11/23/1961

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Campinas, Brazil


Date11/23/1961
Time05:40
LocationCampinas, Brazil
OperatorAerolineas Argentinas
RouteSao Paulo - Trinidad
Typede Havilland Comet 4
RegistrationLV-AHR
Cn/In06430
Aboard52
Fatalities52
Ground0
SummaryAfter reaching an altitude of about 100 m, the aircraft lost altitude, collided with a eucalyptus forest and was destroyed. Pilot error. Failure to operate under IFR in adverse weather conditions at night. Failure to follow the climb procedure.

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