Airplane Crash - Near Barito, Argentina 03/16/1975

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Barito, Argentina


Date03/16/1975
Time13:40
LocationNear Barito, Argentina
OperatorMilitary - Argentine Air Force
RouteEl Palomar AB - San Carlos de Bariloche
TypeFokker F-27 Friendship 400M
RegistrationTC-72
Cn/In10404
Aboard55
Fatalities55
Ground0
SummaryThe aircraft struck a mountain while preparing for an ILS approach in poor weather. Crew error. Crew descended below the minimum safe altitude before knowing their position.

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