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Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Datum:Freitag 8 November 1940
Zeit:14:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mg3e
Fluggesellschaft:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Kennzeichen: PP-SPF
Werknummer: 5689
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 14 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 18
Opfer des Zusammenstoßes:Todesopfer: 1
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Botafogo, Rio de Janeiro, RJ (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brasilien
Flug nach:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brasilien
Flugnummer:4752
Unfallbericht:
A Junkers Ju-52/3mg3e passenger plane, named "Cidade de Santos", had taken off from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU) when it collided in mid-air with a de Havilland DH.90 Dragonfly registered LV-KAB of Shell-Mex. Both aircraft crashed and all on board perished.

Informationsquelle:
» Folha da Manhã, 9-11-1940
» O rastro da bruxa: história da aviação comercial brasileira no século XX / Carlos Ari César Germano da Silva


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Distance from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ to São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP as the crow flies is 364 km (228 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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