NTSB Identification: MIA05WA005
Accident occurred Sunday, October 03, 2004 in Rio Negro, Argentina
Aircraft: Piper PA-38-112, registration:
Injuries: 1 Fatal,1 Serious.

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

On October 3, 2004, about 1500 Atlantic standard time, a Piper PA-38-112, of Argentinean registration, LV-OFE, operated by Aeroclub de Allen, crashed during takeoff from the Aeroclub Allen Aerodrome near Rio Negro, Argentina, while on a personal flight. Visual meteorological condition prevailed at the time and flight plan information is unknown. The pilot received fatal injuries, one passenger received serious injuries, and the airplane was destroyed. The flight was originating at the time.

The treasurer of the Aeroclub stated to the local media that shortly after takeoff during the initial climb, the airplane descended uncontrollably and crashed next to the runway. The voluntaries of the Allen fire department had to cut through the wreckage to extricate the victims.

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 Investigaciones de Accidentes de Aviacion Civil
Avda. Belgrano 1370 11 " B"
(C1093AAO) Buenos Aires
Rep├║blica Argentina
Telephone: 54-11-4381-6333
Fax: 54-11-4317-6704/6
WEB: WWW.jiaac.org

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


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