Accident de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 T-83, Friday 25 May 1984
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Date:Friday 25 May 1984
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland Canada DHC-6 Twin Otter 200
Owner/operator:Lineas Aéreas del Estado - LADE
Registration: T-83
MSN: 170 ?
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 15
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD (COR) -   Argentina
Phase: Approach
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Comodoro Rivadavia Airport, CB (CRD/SAVC)
Destination airport:Córdoba-Pajas Blancas Airport, CD (COR/SACO)
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The DHC-6 Twin Otter 200 operated on a flight from Comodoro Rivadavia Airport to Córdoba in Argentina. The first ILS approach to runway 18 at Córdoba Airport was aborted in poor visibility conditions. During a second approach, the airplane crashed in a maize field.

This airplane, T-83 msn 170, is also reported to have been damaged beyond repair in an accident on January 28, 1983. If the information on this accident is correct, T-83 must have been repaired following the 1983 accident.

Sources:

La Aventura de Volar / Brig.My. Rubén O. Palazzi, Biblioteca Nacional de Aeronáutica - 2003
Soviet Transports
Dmitriy Yertsov
El Informador 27 May 1984, p12A

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