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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 191567
Last updated: 18 February 2021
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Time:c. 12:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic SS2T model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Ayres S2R-T34 Turbo Thrush
Owner/operator:Thrush Aircraft
Registration: N5532G
C/n / msn: T34-447
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 1
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Los Libertadores -   Chile
Phase: En route
Departure airport:SCEL
Destination airport:SAAR
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
An Ayres S2R-T34 Turbo Thrush aircraft was destroyed when it impacted terrain near Los Libertadores in Chile. The pilot died in the accident.
The aircraft was being ferried to Argentina.

Loss of control when the pilot performed a steep turn at low altitude, exceeding the aerodynamic capabilities of the aircraft.
Contributing factors:
- Continuing VFR flight in IMC.
- Late decision by the pilot to turn back when encountering limited visibility conditions.


Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: DGAC Chile
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 4 months
Download report: Final report


Revision history:

23-Nov-2016 17:43 harro Added
24-Nov-2016 07:28 Anon. Updated [Departure airport, Destination airport, Embed code]
23-Mar-2018 12:59 harro Updated [Phase, Narrative]

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