Airplane Crash - Near Salto, Uruguay 09/07/1960

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Salto, Uruguay


Date09/07/1960
LocationNear Salto, Uruguay
OperatorAerolineas Argentinas
RouteAsuncion - Buenos Aires
TypeDouglas DC-6
RegistrationLV-ADS
Cn/In43031/127
Aboard31
Fatalities31
Ground0
SummaryCrashed in a storm. Separation of propeller followed by disintegration of the aircraft. Overspeeding of No.3 propeller caused by irregular operation of the propeller governor, detachment of that propeller and impact with that of No.4 engine, followed by disintegration of the aircraft.

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