Accident description
Last updated: 24 November 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 15 August 1938
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mfe
Operator:Syndicato Condor
Registration: PP-CAT
C/n / msn: 4024
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rio de Janeiro, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brazil
Destination airport:Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX/SBVT), Brazil
Narrative:
The Ju-52 named "Anhanga" crashed into Guanabara Bay.

Sources:
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Distance from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ to Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES as the crow flies is 417 km (261 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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