Aerolineas Argentinas

Aerolineas Argentinas Thursday November 23, 1961
After reaching an altitude of about 100 m, the aircraft lost altitude, collided with a eucalyptus forest and was destroyed. Pilot error. Failure to operate under IFR in adverse weather conditions at night. Failure to follow the climb procedure.

Crash Details

DateThursday November 23, 1961
LocationCampinas, Brazil
Passengers40
Crew12
Fatalities52
Survivors0
Aircraft Typede Havilland Comet 4
OperatorAerolineas Argentinas
RegistrationLV-AHR
Flight OriginSao Paulo
Flight Destination Trinidad
Campinas, Brazil
Aerolineas Argentinas
de Havilland Comet 4
1961