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Accident description
Last updated: 29 July 2015
Status:
Date:Thursday 22 September 1960
Type:Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Operator:Paraense Transportes Aéreos
Registration: PP-BTF
C/n / msn: 26944
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Belém Airport, PA (BEL( (   Brazil)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brazil
Destination airport:São Luís-Tirirical Airport, MA (SLZ/SBSL), Brazil
Narrative:
The C-46 crashed shortly after takeoff and burst into flames. All six on board were killed and the four tons of cargo were burnt.

Sources:
» Folha de São Paulo 24 September 1960, p8


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Distance from Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA to São Luís-Tirirical Airport, MA as the crow flies is 488 km (305 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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