Aerolineas Argentinas

Aerolineas Argentinas Wednesday July 19, 1961
The aircraft disintegrated in flight following the application of loads in excess of the design loads. The aircraft entered an area of extreme turbulence and was struck by lightning.

Crash Details

DateWednesday July 19, 1961
LocationNear Azul, Argentina
Passengers60
Crew7
Fatalities67
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeDouglas DC-6
OperatorAerolineas Argentinas
RegistrationLV-ADW
Flight OriginBuenos Aires
Flight Destination Comodoro
Near Azul, Argentina
Aerolineas Argentinas
Douglas DC-6
1961