On August 25, 2000, about 0305 Atlantic standard time, a Swearingen SA-226-ST, LV-WXW operated by Hawk Air, experienced a nose landing gear collapse during landing at Rosario, Argentina. Instrument meteorological conditions prevailed at the time. An IMC flight plan was filed for the foreign cargo flight. The airplane sustained damage and the two pilots received no injuries. The flight departed Buenos Aires, Argentina earlier during the day.

The Junta de investigacion de Accidentes de Aviacion Civil requested assistance in reading the flight data recorder.

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 11B
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.

Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsis
Return to Query Page