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Last updated: 27 September 2021
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Samstag 20 Februar 1960
Zeit:11:45
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic COMT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland DH-106 Comet 4
Fluggesellschaft:Aerolineas Argentinas
Kennzeichen: LV-AHO
Werknummer: 6410
Baujahr: 1959
Triebwerk: 4 Rolls-Royce Avon 524
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE) (   Argentinien)
Flugphase: Landung (LDG)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
Flug von:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), Argentinien
Flug nach:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ), Argentinien
Unfallbericht:
The Comet flight crew were carrying out an approach and landing at Buenos Aires-Ezeiza during training flight. The aircraft landed heavily, forcing the main gear legs up through the wings. The Comet bounced and touched down several hundred yards further on; a fire then erupted.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Improper flight instruction and faulty use of the controls and the engines on the part of the flight instructor, causing a violent landing."

Informationsquelle:
» Informe Final de Accidente de Aviación Nro. 1370 / Junta de Investigación de Accidentes de Aviación Civil (JIAAC)


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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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