On April 28, 2001, at about 05:15 Atlantic standard time, a Cessna 208B, LV-WSC, operated by Les Grands Jorasses, crashed near Roque Perez while on an Instrument Meteorological Conditions flight plan to Calafate Airport, Santa Cruz, Argentina. Conditions aloft were favorable for the formation of airframe icing. The pilot and nine passengers sustained fatal injuries and the aircraft was destroyed by impact forces with the ground. The flight originated the day of the accident at 04:36 from San Fernando Airport near Buenos Aires, Argentina. Use your browsers 'back' function to return to synopsisReturn to Query Page
The investigation is under the jurisdiction of the government of Argentina. Any further information pertaining this accident may be obtained from:
Brig. Hector Cid
Junta de Investigacion de Accidentes de Aviacion Civil
Avenida Belgrano 1370, piso 11B
1093 Buenos Aires, Argentina
This report is for informational purposes only and contains only information obtained from or released by the government of Argentina.