Accident Piper PA-22-108 Colt LV-IAZ,
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Date:Thursday 10 January 2008
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA22 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Piper PA-22-108 Colt
Registration: LV-IAZ
MSN: 22-8186
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 1
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Location:Potrero de Garay, Valle de Calamuchita -   Argentina
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Coronel Olmedo
Destination airport:Villa Dolores
Investigating agency: JIAAC
Confidence Rating: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Forced landing in a valley after techical problems. According to a rough translation of a contemporary newspaper report:

"The 34 years of a plane that was lost since yesterday, when he departed from the airfield of Coronel Olmedo and never landed in the Cordovan city of Villa Dolores, appeared alive today in Potrero Garay, in the Calamuchita Valley.

The pilot, who was identified as Mariano Bourgigne, was found alive. At 9.30 yesterday had taken off from the airfield Coronel Olmedo aboard a plane mark PA 22, registration LV-IAZ, blue, with a yellow stripe, bound for Villa Dolores.

Before the loss, the search and rescue Air Force, in conjunction with the Ministry of Government of Cordoba, began tracking the plane and its pilot.

After a couple of hours, the man was found without serious injuries and was later transferred to a medical facility.
As he knew, the aircraft suffered a technical malfunction, so Bourgigne had to make an emergency landing in Potrero de Garay, in the Calamuchita Valley.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: JIAAC
Report number: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report



History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
29 September 1971 N4660Z Private 0 McHenry, IL sub

Revision history:

11-Jan-2009 11:20 harro Added
30-Aug-2016 15:00 Dr.John Smith Updated [Registration, Operator, Source, Narrative]
23-May-2021 15:33 harro Updated [Accident report]
23-May-2021 15:33 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Cn]

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