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Accident
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 14 Dezember 1962
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-049 Constellation
Fluggesellschaft:Panair do Brasil
Kennzeichen: PP-PDE
Werknummer: 2047
Baujahr:
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 43 / Insassen: 43
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 50 / Insassen: 50
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Paraná da Eva, AM (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brasilien
Flug nach:Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brasilien
Unfallbericht:
The Panair Constellation departed Belem at 02:31 GMT for a 3-hour flight to Manaus. The plane followed the Amber 1 airway and contacted Manaus at 05:04, reporting six minutes out. At 05:19 the flight crew asked Manaus whether the plane's engines could be heard. Manaus replied negative and asked the reason for the question. Nothing more was heard from the flight, which appeared to have crashed 45 km from Manaus. The Constellation was named "Estevao Ribeiro Baiao Parente".

Probable Cause:

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

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume II, Circular 71-AN/63 (145-146)


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Distance from Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA to Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM as the crow flies is 1288 km (805 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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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