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Uruguay Plane Crash Kills all 10 On-board

Monday, March 23, 2015
By George Hatcher

A twin-engine Beechcraft crashed into Laguna del Sauce, Maldonado province of Uruguay, on March 19. The accident happened shortly after the Argentina-bound plane took off from Punta Del Este city. There were 8 passengers and 2 crew members aboard at the time, all of them are presumed dead in the crash. Spokesperson for Local... »

Plane Crashes into Río de la Plata, 5 dead

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
By George Hatcher
Plane Crashes into Río de la Plata, 5 dead

Five people were killed after a BE020 plane crashed into the river Río de la Plata, which marks the border between Uruguay and Argentina, on May 27. The incident happened after the aircraft flew from the Buenos Aires in San Fernando, Argentina, and was on its way to Carmelo, in Uruguay. Five out of... »

Parachute Flight Comes to Quick Halt

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
By George Hatcher
Parachute Flight Comes to Quick Halt

On Jan 14, 2013, six people—pilot Marcelo Rodríguez, two instructors and three parachutists—were aboard a Cessna 205 during a parachute flight in Punta el Este, Uraguay. When the engine lost power, the pilot made a forced landing and flipped. No fatalities were reported. The injured include Uruguayans, two Argentine women and one other. The... »

Search ongoing for Missing Air Class Cargo plane

Thursday, June 7, 2012
By George Hatcher
Search ongoing for Missing Air Class Cargo plane

The plane pictured is not #CX-LAS, the missing plane. Click to view full size photo at Airliners.net Contact photographer Alberto U What: Air Class Líneas Aéreas Swearingen SA227AC Metro III en route from Montevideo to Buenos Aires Where: Rio Plata Uruguay When: June 6 2012 Who: 2 aboard Why: Ten minutes into the flight,... »

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