Sol Líneas Aérea

Sol Linéas Aéreas Exits Runway with Propellor, Wing Damage

Thursday, January 3, 2013
By George Hatcher
Sol Linéas Aéreas Exits Runway with Propellor, Wing Damage

What: Sol Linéas Aéreas Saab 340A en route from Mendoza to Neuquén to Comodoro Rivadavia. Where: El Plumerillo airport, Mendoza Argentina When: Jan 2, 2013 Who: 33 aboard, 30 passengers, 3 crew, no fatalities Why: On takeoff, the Sol Linéas Aéreas flight exited the runway with a jammed wheel. A wing touched the ground... »

Oil Leak Leads to Engine Shut Down, Emergency Landing Argentina

Thursday, November 3, 2011
By George Hatcher

What: Sol Lineas Aereas Saab 340A en route from Rosario,SF to Buenos Aires, Argentina Where: Rosario When: Nov 2nd 2011 Who: 30 passengers and 3 crew Why: On takeoff from Rosario, the left engine had to be shut down. The engine had developed an oil leak through a conduit washer which had to be... »

Coming Soon: Step by Step Reconstruction of Sol Líneas Aéreas Flight 5428

Thursday, October 13, 2011
By George Hatcher
Coming Soon: Step by Step Reconstruction of Sol Líneas Aéreas Flight 5428

In a Saab 340 simulation, two pilots are attempting to reconstruct how the pilots managed on May 18 in the Sol Líneas Aéreas Flight 5428 crash in Prahuaniyeu, 16 miles south-west of the town of Los Menucos, Río Negro, Argentina, crash that killed 22. The information sources were the black boxes, (flight data recorder... »

Contention Grows over Cause of May 2011 Sol Tragedy

Tuesday, September 6, 2011
By George Hatcher
Contention Grows over Cause of May 2011 Sol Tragedy

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alberto U. What: Sol Linaeas Aereas Saab 340A Where: 20 km (12.5 mls) N of Prahuaniyeu, RN Argentina When: May 18, 2011 Who: 3 crew, 19 passengers Why: Was it wing icing, a failure of the inlet deicing system or pilot error which caused... »

May 2011 Saab Crash in Argentina

Monday, June 27, 2011
By George Hatcher
May 2011 Saab Crash in Argentina

Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alberto U. What: Sol Linaeas Aereas Saab 340A Where: 20 km (12.5 mls) N of Prahuaniyeu, RN Argentina When: May 18, 2011 Who: 3 crew, 19 passengers Why: After the last radio contact at 20:50, the aircraft crashed near Los Menucos en-route Neuquen to... »

Rio Negro Crash: Investigation Begins

Saturday, May 21, 2011
By George Hatcher
Rio Negro Crash: Investigation Begins

Argentine Aviators Union of Air Lines said that the investigation into the Rio Negro crash will take 3 months. After departing from Neuquén at 20:08, the pilot sent out a distress call declaring an emergency. 19 passengers and 3 crew were aboard. Locals saw a ball of fire fall from the sky 35 kilometers... »

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