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A Swearingen SA227AC Metro III cargo plane went missing over Rio de la Plata PDF Print E-mail
Status: Preliminary
Date: 06 JUN 2012
Time: ca 19:55
Type: Swearingen SA227AC Metro III
Operator: Air Class Líneas Aéreas
Registration: CX-LAS
C/n / msn: AC-482
First flight: 1982
Engines: 2 Garrett TPE331-11U-611G
Crew: Fatalities: / Occupants: 2
Passengers: Fatalities: / Occupants: 0
Total: Fatalities: / Occupants: 2
Airplane damage: Missing
Location: off Isla de Flores, Rio de la Plata (Uruguay) show on map
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature: Cargo
Departure airport: Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD) (MVD/SUMU), Uruguay
Destination airport: Buenos Aires/Ezeiza-Ministro Pistarini Airport, BA (EZE) (EZE/SAEZ), Argentina
Narrative:
A Swearingen SA227AC Metro III cargo plane went missing over Rio de la Plata during a flight from Montevideo-Carrasco Airport (MVD) to Buenos Aires/Ezeiza, Argentina.
The flight took off about 19:45 from runway 06 at Montevideo and contact was lost some 10 minutes later in the vicinity of Isla de Flores.
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 12 June 2012 )