Accident
Last updated: 20 October 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Sonntag 9 November 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Martin PBM-5 Mariner
Fluggesellschaft:ARTOP - Aero-Topográfica
Kennzeichen: CS-THB
Werknummer: 45409
Baujahr: 1944
Betriebsstunden:2240
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-34
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 30 / Insassen: 30
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 36 / Insassen: 36
Sachschaden: Vermisst
Konsequenzen: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Unfallort:c 250 km SW off Lisbon, Portugal (   Atlantischer Ozean) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Lisboa-Cabo Ruivo Seaplane Base, Portugal
Flug nach:Funchal Airport (FNC/LPFU), Portugal
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was missing on a flight from Lisbon to Madeira. In the last radio contact the crew radioed: "I am forced to land immediately". The flight had taken off at 12:23 and the final radio call was received at 13:21.

Cause: undetermined.

Informationsquelle:
» José Vilhena


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Distance from Lisboa-Cabo Ruivo Seaplane Base to Funchal Airport as the crow flies is 960 km (600 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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