Date & Time: Apr 27, 2014
Type of aircraft:
Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain
Termas de Río Hondo – Río Cuarto
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The twin engine aircraft was performing a flight from Termas de Río Hondo to Río Cuarto with a crew of two and five passengers who took part of a motorcycle GP in Termas de Río Hondo. En route, an engine failed, forcing the crew to divert to Deán Funes Airfield. Eventually, crew was unable to reach this airfield and was forced to make an emergency landing on National Route 60 at km 835. After touch down, aircraft veered off the street, lost its nose gear and came to rest. Three occupants were injured while all four other occupants were unhurt. Aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair.