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Last updated: 13 October 2015
Datum:Donnerstag 22 September 1960
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-40-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Paraense Transportes Aéreos
Kennzeichen: PP-BTF
Werknummer: 26944
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Belém Airport, PA (BEL( (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Flug von:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brasilien
Flug nach:São Luís-Tirirical Airport, MA (SLZ/SBSL), Brasilien
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.

» Folha de São Paulo 24 September 1960, p8


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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 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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