Date & Time: May 27, 2014 at 1245 LT
Operator:
Kowzef S.A.
Registration:
LV-CNT
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
San Fernando - Carmelo
MSN:
BB-1367
YOM:
1990
Country:
Uruguay
Crew on board:
1
Crew fatalities:
1
Pax on board:
8
Pax fatalities:
4
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
5
Circumstances:
Owned by the Argentinian Company Kowzef SA, the twin engine aircraft left San Fernando at 1220LT bound for Carmelo. On approach to Carmelo, pilot informed ATC he was encountering engine problems. Aircraft lost altitude and crashed in the Rio de la Plata, some 10 km south of the airport of Carmelo-Zagarzazú. First rescuers arrived on the scene some ten minutes later and four passengers were rescued and evacuated while all five other occupants, among them the pilot, were killed.