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Accident description
Last updated: 7 October 2015
Date:Thursday 31 August 1944
Type:Lockheed 18-10-01 Lodestar
Operator:Panair do Brasil
Registration: PP-PBI
C/n / msn: 18-2114
First flight: 1941
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 12 / Occupants: 12
Total:Fatalities: 16 / Occupants: 16
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH) (   Brazil)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brazil
Crashed at night.

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