ACCIDENT OF YV-135C (46971/258)
November 26th 1995, time: 06:22

NTSB report / statistics

Flight 940 approached Ezeiza Runway 35 in poor weather (800ft cloudbase, rainshowers and a crosswind component). The plane touched down and began to aquaplane. The DC-10 could not be stopped on the 2800m long runway and overran onto soft ground by 180m. The nosegear leg collapsed rearward, causing engines no. 1 and 3 to strike the ground. The aircraft was stored at Ezeiza for a long time before being broken up in November 1998.

Crew: 0 fatalities / 17 on board
Passengers: 0 fatalities / 106 on board
Total: 0 fatalities / 123 on board
Location: Buenos Aires-Ezeiza APT (Argentina)
Phase: Landing
Nature: Scheduled Passenger
Flight: Caracas - Buenos Aires-Ezeiza APT (Flightnumber 940)

Source: Aviation Safety Network / NTSB / IATA