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Estado: Information verified through data from accident investigation authorities
Fecha:viernes 1 julio 2022
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic LJ35 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 35A
Operador:Flying America SA
Registración: LV-BPA
Numéro de série: 35-143
Año de Construcción: 1978
Horas Totales de la Célula:13917
Motores: 2 Garrett TFE731-2-2B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Río Grande-Gobernador Ramón Trejo Noel International Airport, TF (RGA) (   Argentina)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Río Grande-Gobernador Ramón Trejo Noel International Airport, TF (RGA/SAWE), Argentina
Aeropuerto de Llegada:San Fernando Airport, BA (FDO/SADF), Argentina
The Learjet 35A, LV-BPA, crashed on takeoff from Río Grande Airport, Argentina. Both pilots and two medical personnel were killed.

The aircraft had departed San Fernando Airport, BA (FDO) in the morning on a medical transportation flight to Comodoro Rivadavia Airport, CB (CRD) and Río Grande Airport, TF (RGA). The accident occurred when the aircraft was returning to base.
Video footage from the accident shows the aircraft rolling left and descending before it hit the ground.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: JST
Status: Investigation ongoing
Accident number: 66817513/22
Download report: Preliminary report


METAR Weather report:
17:15 UTC / 14:15 local time:
SAWE 011715Z 28005KT 500 FU NSC 01/M01 Q0998

18:00 UTC / 15:00 local time:
SAWE 011800Z 30004KT CAVOK 02/M01 Q0998


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Río Grande-Gobernador Ramón Trejo Noel International Airport, TF to San Fernando Airport, BA as the crow flies is 2261 km (1413 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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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