Date: August 31, 1999
Time: 20:55
Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Operator: LAPA, Lineas Aereas Privadas Argentinas
Flight #: 3142
Route: Buenos Aires - Cordoba
AC Type: Boeing B-737-204C
Registration: LV-WRZ
cn / ln: 20389/251
Aboard: 103   (passengers:98  crew:5)
Fatalities: 64   (passengers:61  crew:3)
Ground: 10
Summary: While attempting to take off from Jorge Newberry airport, the crew aborted takeoff, overran the runway, skidded across a service road and crashed into several cars and into a golf course, bursting into flames. The crew forgot to extend the wing flaps to initiate take-off, and ignored the alarm that advised them of the error in configuration for take-off.

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