NTSB Identification: MIA01WA015A
Accident occurred Sunday, October 22, 2000 in CHACABUCO, Argentina
Aircraft: Piper PA-34, registration:
Injuries: 11 Fatal.

This is preliminary information, subject to change, and may contain errors. The foreign authority was the source of this information.

On October 22, 2000, about 2030 Universal Time Coordinated, a Piper PA-34, Argentina registration LV-VFB, and a Piper PA-28-181, Argentina registration LV-AMF, collided in midair near Chacabuco, Argentina, while on personal flights. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time and no flight plans were filed for either flight. Both aircraft were destroyed and the private-rated pilot and five passengers on LV-VFB, and the commercial-rated pilot and four passengers on LV-AMF were fatally injured. The flights had originated from Chacabuco, Argentina, a few minutes before the accident.

The flights were for the purpose of giving airplane rides during a festival, and while maneuvering, the two aircraft collided.

The accident investigation is under the jurisdiction of the Government of Argentina. Any further information pertaining to this accident may be obtained from:

Junta de Investigacion de Accidentes de Aviacion Civil Avenida Belgrano 1370- Piso 11 B 1093 Buenos Aires, Argentina Telephone: 541 14 381 6333

This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained for or released by the Government of Argentina.

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