Baires SW4 at Mendoza on Nov 5th 2020, runway excursion possibly due to gear collapse on landing

Last Update: November 5, 2020 / 14:54:04 GMT/Zulu time

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Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 5, 2020

Classification
Accident

Aircraft Registration
LV-VDJ

ICAO Type Designator
SW4

A Baires Fly Swearingen SA-226 Metro III, registration LV-VDJ performing a charter flight from San Juan,SJ to Mendoza,MD (Argentina) with 10 people on board, veered right off runway 18 of Mendoza while landing at about 10:15L (13:15Z) and came to a stop with all gear off the runway, the right main gear collapsed. There were no injuries.

Argentina's JST reported: "[NOTICE] Fairchild SA227 metro III aircraft accident event matr. LV-VDJ occurred at the Gabrielli FJ International Station (Mendoza) at approx. 13.15hs UTC. Without injuries. JST Cordoba Headquarters intervenes."

Related NOTAM:
A5924/20 NOTAMR A5923/20
Q) SAMF/QFALC/IV/NBO/A/000/999/3249S06847W005
A) SAME B) 2011051341 C) 2011051800 EST
E) AD CLSD

Metars:
SAME 051400Z 16014KT CAVOK 21/M03 Q1020=
SAME 051300Z 16015KT CAVOK 20/M03 Q1021=
SAME 051200Z 18011KT CAVOK 19/00 Q1021=
SAME 051100Z 18007KT CAVOK 17/02 Q1020=
SAME 051000Z 14010KT CAVOK 18/02 Q1019=
Incident Facts

Date of incident
Nov 5, 2020

Classification
Accident

Aircraft Registration
LV-VDJ

ICAO Type Designator
SW4

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