Airplane Crash - Zarate, Argentina 01/09/1964

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Zarate, Argentina


Date01/09/1964
Time09:50
LocationZarate, Argentina
OperatorAerolineas Litoral Argentina
RouteRosario - Buenos Aires
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationLV-FYJ
Cn/In14713/26158
Aboard30
Fatalities28
Ground0
SummaryThe pilot reported a localized fire in the cabin. Soon after, he attempted to land at an airfield close to Zarate. The aircraft struck the ground with its landing gear, left engine and wing which resulted in a break-up of the plane and subsequent fire. Crew was possibly overcome by fumes from the fire.

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