LAPA, Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas Flight 3142

LAPA, Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas Flight 3142Tuesday August 31, 1999
While attempting to take off from Jorge Newberry airport, the crew aborted takeoff, overran the runway, skidded across a service road and crashed into several cars and into a golf course, bursting into flames. The crew forgot to extend the wing flaps to initiate take-off, and ignored the alarm that advised them of the error in configuration for take-off. The pilots did not maintain a sterile cockpit, sharing a cigarette and socializing with a flight attendant.

Crash Details

DateTuesday August 31, 1999
LocationBuenos Aires, Argentina
Passengers98
Crew5
Fatalities63
Survivors40
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-204C
OperatorLAPA, Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas
RegistrationLV-WRZ
Flight OriginBuenos Aires
Flight Destination Cordoba
Buenos Aires, Argentina
LAPA, Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas
Boeing B-737-204C
1999