Narrative:The Lockheed Starliner struck an earth abutment short of the runway, shearing off the undercarriage. The plane continued down the runway for 2/3 mile before coming to rest.
|Date:||Monday 19 June 1961|
|Type:||Lockheed L-1649A Starliner|
|Operator:||Trans Atlantica Argentina|
|C/n / msn:|| 1006|
|First flight:|| 1957|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Rio de Janeiro, RJ ( Brazil)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "Inadequate conduct of flight. Error of judgement by the pilot during the approach to land."
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.