19 May 2011
18 May 2011; Sol Líneas Aéreas< Saab 340A; Flight 5428; near Prahuaniyeu, Argentina:
The aircraft was on a scheduled domestic flight from Neuquén near the Andes to Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina when it crashed about 25 kilometers (15 miles) southwest of the town of Los Menucos. The last contact with the aircraft occurred about 40 minutes after taking off from Neuquén. All three crew members and 19 passengers, including one child, were killed.
This was the fourth fatal plane crash involving the Saab 340, and the first since 2000. It was also the first fatal crash for Sol Líneas Aéreas
Plane crashes and significant events for 2011