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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 174688
Last updated: 17 January 2022
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Type:Silhouette image of generic BE9L model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Beechcraft B90 King Air
Registration: LV-CEO
MSN: LJ-454
Fatalities:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Laguna Del Sauce Airport (PDP/SULS) -   Uruguay
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Laguna del Sauce Airport (PDP/SULS)
Destination airport:San Fernando Airport, BA (SADF)
A Beechcraft B90 King Air crashed in shallow water shortly after takeoff from runway 01 at Punta del Este Airport, Uruguay and caught fire.
All ten occupants have died.

- Failure to comply with Aeronautical Regulations with respect to:
* The aircraft was not qualified to perform contracted flights, because it was under RAAC 91. If the aircraft had been included in the operation of RAAC 135 Non-Scheduled Air Transportation, the company would have gone through a certification process performed by ANAC.
* The process of crew qualification is not clear if it was complied with.
- Failure to comply with the aircraft manufacturer's instructions regarding the operation and limitations of the aircraft.
- Inadequate clearance of pilots to fly the aircraft.
- Pressure from the owners of the aircraft to perform the flights.
- Crew fatigue and stress.
- Inadequate aircraft maintenance.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: 
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

20-Mar-2015 07:02 gerard57 Added
20-Mar-2015 07:06 harro Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Departure airport, Destination airport]
20-Mar-2015 07:08 harro Updated [Time, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2015 07:09 harro Updated [Total fatalities, Source, Narrative]
20-Mar-2015 13:00 harro Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
23-Mar-2015 18:53 PepeLuiPH Updated [Embed code, Narrative]
31-Mar-2015 13:09 Anon. Updated [Location, Departure airport]
14-Nov-2016 12:19 nefridio Updated [Source, Narrative]
08-Sep-2018 09:54 harro Updated [Time, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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