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Accident description
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 25 May 1984
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Operator:Lineas Aéreas del Estado - LADE
Registration: T-83
C/n / msn: 170 ?
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD (COR) (   Argentina)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Comodoro Rivadavia Airport, CB (CRD/SAVC), Argentina
Destination airport:Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD (COR/SACO), Argentina
Narrative:
The DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 operated on a flight from Comodoro Rivadavia Airport to Córdoba in Argentina. The first ILS approach to runway 18 at Córdoba Airport was aborted in poor visibility conditions. During a second approach, the airplane crashed in a maize field.

This airplane, T-83 msn 170, is also reported to have been damaged beyond repair in an accident on January 28, 1983. If the information on this accident is correct, T-83 must have been repaired following the 1983 accident.

Sources:
» La Aventura de Volar / Brig.My. Rubén O. Palazzi, Biblioteca Nacional de Aeronáutica - 2003
» Soviet Transports
» Dmitriy Yertsov


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Distance from Comodoro Rivadavia Airport, CB to Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD as the crow flies is 1629 km (1018 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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