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In 2015, the airline took delivery of the first of 6 CRJ200 aircraft (leased from Air Nostrum) that were to enter service from October 2015.[12]

Accidents and incidents

18 May 2011: Flight 5428, a 1985-built Saab 340A, tail number LV-CEJ, operating a scheduled domestic CórdobaMendozaNeuquénComodoro Rivadavia passenger service, crashed in Prahuaniyeu, 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-west of Los Menucos, in Río Negro Province, Argentina, while en route the last leg, following several distress calls made by the pilots.[13][14][15][16]Flight 5428, a 1985-built Saab 340A, tail number LV-CEJ, operating a scheduled domestic CórdobaMendozaNeuquénComodoro Rivadavia passenger service, crashed in Prahuaniyeu, 25 kilometres (16 mi) south-west of Los Menucos, in Río Negro Province, Argentina, while en route the last leg, following several distress calls made by the pilots.[13][14][15][16][17][18][19] All 22 occupants of the aircraft, of whom 19 were passengers, perished in the accident.[13][15][16][17][18][19][20] The cause of the accident is yet to be determined, although ice accumulation on the aircraft wings is believed to have been a factor.[21]

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