Loss of control Accident Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M TC-76, Thursday 17 May 2001
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Date:Thursday 17 May 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Fokker F-27 Friendship 400M
Owner/operator:Fuerza Aérea Argentina - FAA
Registration: TC-76
MSN: 10412
Year of manufacture:1969
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Dart 532-7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Mendoza-El Plumerillo Airport, MD (MDZ) -   Argentina
Phase: Initial climb
Departure airport:Mendoza-El Plumerillo Airport, MD (MDZ/SAME)
Destination airport:Paraná AB, ER (PRA/SAAP)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Immediately after takeoff, the aircraft made a descending right turn and crashed in a field, 300 m past the runway. Unconfirmed reports say the no. 2 engine may have malfunctioned.


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photo (c) Damian Orlando Castillo; Mendoza-El Plumerillo Airport, MD (MDZ/SAME); 17 May 2001

photo (c) Carlos Cicalesi; 05 April 2000

photo (c) Horacio Clariá

photo (c) Lukas Lusser; Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP); 30 November 2000

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