- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: November 23, 1961
Time: 05:40
Location: Campinas, Brazil
Operator: Aerolineas Argentinas
Flight #: ?
Route: Sao Paulo - Trinidad
AC Type: de Havilland Comet 4
Registration: LV-AHR
cn / ln: 06430
Aboard: 52   (passengers:40  crew:12)
Fatalities: 52   (passengers:40  crew:12)
Ground: 0
Summary: After reaching an altitude of about 100 m, the aircraft lost altitude, collided with a eucalyptus forest and was destroyed. Pilot error. Failure to operate under IFR in adverse weather conditions at night. Failure to follow the climb procedure.
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