Gear-up landing Accident Boeing 737-287C LV-JNE, Thursday 24 August 1978
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Date:Thursday 24 August 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-287C
Owner/operator:Aerolineas Argentinas
Registration: LV-JNE
MSN: 20408/265
Year of manufacture:1970
Total airframe hrs:19631 hours
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-9A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 105
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Substantial, repaired
Location:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP) -   Argentina
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Bahía Blanca-Comandante Espora Airport, BA (BHI/SAZB)
Destination airport:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE)
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
During the approach to Buenos Aires the crew forgot to lower the landing gear. When the gear warning sounded, the copilot reacted by pulling the circuit breakers to silence the alarm. The approach was continued and the airplane belly landed.

CAUSAS: "Principio de Incendio y evacuación de aeronave durante el aterrizaje por haber omitido la tripulación de vuelo extender el tren de aterrizaje, durante una aproximación normal con el copiloto al mando y el comandante en el asiento de la derecha. Por falta de disciplina funcional y omisión de procedimientos y listas de chequeo, con el agravante de haber desconectado intencionalmente los dispositivos de alarma auditiva de tren no extendido (GPWS)."


Informe Final de Accidente de Aviación / Junta de Investigación de Accidentes de Aviación Civil (JIAAC)

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

20 October 1973 LV-JNE Aerolineas Argentinas 0 Yacuiba Airport (BYC) non
5 October 1975 LV-JNE Aerolineas Argentinas 0 Rafaela Aerodrome, SF unk
20 November 1992 LV-JNE Aerolineas Argentinas 0 San Luis Airport, SL (LUQ) w/o


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