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Last updated: 29 May 2016
Fecha:lunes 16 junio 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-440-59
Operador:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registración: PP-CEP
Numéro de série: 493
Año de Construcción: 1958
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 16 / Ocupantes: 21
Total:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 26
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Curitiba Airport, PR (CWB) (   Brasil)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Florianópolis-Hercilio Luz International Airport, SC (FLN/SBFL), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Curitiba Airport, PR (CWB/SBCT), Brasil
The Convair was positioning for a runway 33 approach when it was caught in downdrafts. The aircraft descended and struck the ground.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The accident was due to downdrafts."

» ICAO Accident Digest, Circular 59-AN/54 (161)
» WCAA 2nd ed. / C.Y. Kimura


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Distance from Florianópolis-Hercilio Luz International Airport, SC to Curitiba Airport, PR as the crow flies is 245 km (153 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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