Incident Boeing 767-3Q8ER TF-ARA, 20 Oct 2002
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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 74897
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Time:23:40 LT
Type:Silhouette image of generic B763 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 767-3Q8ER
Owner/operator:Southern Winds Lineas Aereas
Registration: TF-ARA
MSN: 28206/694
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 168
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Minor
Location:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ) -   Argentina
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE/SAEZ)
Destination airport:Miami International Airport (MIA/KMIA)
Investigating agency: JIAAC Argentina
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
A Boeing 767-300, Icelandic registration TF-ARA, registered to Air Atlanta Icelandic, and operated for Southern Winds Lineas Aereas, experienced a separation of the left off wing slide during takeoff at the Ezieza International Airport, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Argentina. The flight was a scheduled international passenger flight from Buenos Aires to Miami, Florida. The aircraft received minor damage to the fuselage skin. No injuries were reported from the 157 passengers and 11 crew members. The flight was originating at the time of the incident.

During a regular passenger transport flight, during the take-off run, accidental inflation and detachment of an emergency slide due to failure of the opening system, without indication of such deployment in the cockpit.


2. NTSB Identification: MIA03WA011 at

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

Revision history:

20-Oct-2010 13:45 Anon. Updated [Aircraft type, Operator]
29-Jun-2016 21:46 Dr.John Smith Updated [Time, Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]
18-Aug-2020 16:28 KagurazakaHanayo Updated [Source, Narrative]
18-Aug-2020 16:31 harro Updated [Date, Time, Operator, Location, Departure airport, Narrative, Accident report, ]

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