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Last updated: 26 November 2015
Datum:Mittwoch 23 September 1959
Flugzeugtyp:SAAB Scandia 90A-1
Fluggesellschaft:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Kennzeichen: PP-SQV
Werknummer: 90.106
Baujahr: 1950
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2180-E1
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 20
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:4,5 km (2.8 Meilen) S of São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brasilien
Flug nach:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brasilien
The Saab plane didn't gain enough height after takeoff from São Paulo-Congonhas Airport and crashed into the Vila Clara residential area of São Paulo.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The cause of the accident could not be determined."

» ICAO Accident Digest, Circular 62-AN/57 (181)
» The Deseret News - Sep 24, 1959
» Folha da Manhã - Sep 24, 1959


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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP to Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 364 km (228 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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