Accident description
Last updated: 24 April 2014
Status:
Date:Monday 9 July 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: FAB2062
C/n / msn: 20216
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 26
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Rio Branco Airport, AC (RBR) (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rio Branco Airport, AC (RBR/SBRB), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed on the bank of a river.

Sources:
» Folha da Manhã 10-7-1956


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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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