It crashed on 31 August 1999 while attempting to take off from Aeroparque Jorge Newbery. On 22 December 2000, in a 1200-page resolution, Judge Literas charged four LAPA officials and three members of the Air Force. The court secretary, Pablo Bertussi, said, "When the accident happened, we took only the files of the pilots of that flight. The captain was Gustavo Weigel (45) and his co-pilot was Luis Etcheverry (31). Accordingly, the judge reiterated that Lentino was accused of not having completed his principal duty adequately, namely running control checks on the psychophysiological fitness of pilots.,,,, [33], The accident was covered in the 9th episode of the 17th season of Mayday also known as Air Crash Investigation, Air Emergency, and Air Disasters. Carlos Bariboto ignored his seat assignment at the front of the jumbo Boeing 737 and chose a row in the rear of the plane with his 7-year-old son. I was interested in portraying what isn't apparent about the accident, not just the final link (the pilot). La Nación reported that according to a judicial source, Deutsch "did not reveal useful information to the investigation". On 21 March 2001, Judge Literas resigned from his post and the case passed into the hands of Judge Claudio Bonadío. The main finding within the remains of the plane was that all of the examined flaps' worm gear operators were in the unwound position, indicating that the flaps were not deployed. Welcome to the CVR database! ", A little over a year later, on 1 December 2003, the second session of the Federal Court confirmed the accusations against Dutra, Peterson, and Lentino, accusing them of the crimes of "abuse of authority and failure to fulfill the responsibilities of public office." She also unsuccessfully tried to open the rear right door that was jammed —probably due to deformation. For dereliction of duty in public office, the charged were Enrique Dutra (ex-Commander of Aerial Regions of the FAA), Damián Peterson (ex-Director of Aeronautical Habilitaciones), and Diego Lentino (ex-Director of the national Institute of Aeronautical and Aerospace Medicine). According to the investigative commission, the immediate cause of the accident was "that the flight crew of LAPA flight 3142 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.". “I felt the need to direct it myself, and to act in it too,” he said. Nevertheless, the complaining part appealed the decision, and the case will be taken to the high court, which will decide on the matter. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Cookies help us deliver our Services. By using our Services or clicking I agree, you agree to our use of cookies. As the aircraft started its takeoff run, the take-off warning system (TOWS) sounded an alarm in the cockpit, indicating that the aircraft was not correctly configured for the maneuver. To complete the detailed investigation, the JIAAC technicians reassembled the main components of the aircraft in a hangar in the Aeroparque. ©, Biedrība, Abinfoserviss 2011-2020, Terms, Phone: +371 67 842135, E-mail:, 10 человек погибли в катастрофе автобуса в Забайкалье, At least 37 killed in Turkish cargo plane crash in Kyrgyzstan, Russian military plane carrying 92 on board, including famed army band, crashes into Black Sea, Uz Zviedrijas un Norvēģijas robežas notikusi pasta lidmašīnas aviokatastrofa.