NTSB Identification: MIA02WA068
Accident occurred Thursday, October 11, 2001 in Marcos Juarez, Argentina
Aircraft: Piper PA-25-150, registration:
Injuries: 1 Serious.

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

On October 11, 2001, about 0730 local time, a Piper PA25-150, Argentinean registration LV-HJF, registered to, and operated by Arasuna S.R. L., as a foreign agricultural flight, crashed while engaged in aerial applications in Marcos Juarez, Argentina. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed, and no flight plan was filed. The Argentine certificated pilot received serious injuries, and the aircraft incurred substantial damage. The flight originated in Juarez Celman, Argentina, the same day, about 0700.

On March 18, 2002, the NTSB received notification from an official with the office of the Junta de Investigacion de Accidentes de Aviacion Civil (JIAAC) in Argentina, that LV-HJF crashed while maneuvering during aerial applications. The official stated that the accident aircraft "suffered a loss of lift during a turn", and impacted the terrain, coming to rest inverted.

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

Junta de Investigacion de Accidentes de Av. Civil
Avenida Belgrano 1370 - Piso 11 B
1093 Buenos Aires, Argentina
Telephone: 011-541-14-381-6333

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

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