Incident McDonnell Douglas MD-82 LV-BHF, Monday 12 January 2009
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Date:Monday 12 January 2009
Time:13:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic MD82 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
McDonnell Douglas MD-82
Owner/operator:Andes Lineas Aereas
Registration: LV-BHF
MSN: 49508/1449
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 84
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: None
Location:Ponta Pora (PMG/SBPP) -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Buenos Aires-Jorge Newbery Airport, BA (AEP/SABE)
Destination airport:SLA
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
The flight OY-856 landed in Ponta Pora after it had to fly around severe thunderstorms in the destination area. The federal police in Ponta Pora reported, that the crew lost all navigation instruments and were navigating just via their magnetic compass, but lost situational awareness completely and thought, they'd be around Paraguay. With just one hour fuel left the Brasilian radar station of Cindacta de Curitiba was able to locate the airplane via their transponder signal and guided the airplane to a safe landing.

Sources:

http://avherald.com/h?article=41342967&opt=0
http://g1.globo.com/Noticias/Brasil/0,,MUL952862-5598,00-AVIAO+ARGENTINO+FAZ+POUSO+DE+EMERGENCIA+EM+PONTA+PORA.html
http://www.infobae.com/contenidos/425653-101094-0-Avi%C3%B3n-destino-Jujuy-perdido-termina-Brasil

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft

17 August 2010 LV- BHF Andes Líneas Aéreas 0 Neuquén (NQN) non

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
12-Jan-2009 23:36 Certosino Added
12-Jan-2009 23:37 harro Updated
13-Jan-2009 22:54 armando Updated
15-Jan-2009 22:38 CAN Updated

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