Date & Time: Oct 19, 2015 at 0645 LT
Type of aircraft:
Learjet 35
Registration:
LV-ZSZ
Flight Phase:
Takeoff (climb)
Flight Type:
Positioning
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
San Fernando - Rio Gallegos
MSN:
35A-235
YOM:
1979
Country:
Argentina
Crew on board:
2
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
0
Pax fatalities:
0
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
0
Circumstances:
While taking off from runway 05 at San Fernando Airport, in initial climb, the aircraft banked right and crashed in a field along the runway. The aircraft skidded for several yards before coming to rest in flames. While both pilots were injured, the aircraft owned by Lázaro Baez was destroyed by fire. It appears that an engine failed on rotation.