On November 21, 2011, about 1320 coordinated universal time, a Piper PA-28-236, Argentine Air Force designation PF-449, and a Cessna 152, Argentine registration LV-OOF, collided while on approach to Mercedes Airfield (MRD), Mercedes, Buenos Aires Province, Argentina. The flight instructor and the pilot receiving instruction aboard the Cessna were fatally injured, while the 2 military pilots aboard the Piper were not injured. Both flights were conducted under Argentine flight regulations.

The investigation is under the direction of the Argentine Republic.

For further information contact:

Junta de Investigaciones de Accidentes de Aviaci├│n Civil
1370 Belgrano Avenue 11th Floor
Buenos Aires, Rep├║blica Argentina C1093AAO
Fax - 54-11-4381-6333
Email -

This report is for informational purposes, and only contains information that was released by the Argentine Republic.

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