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Last updated: 25 September 2018
Fecha:viernes 14 diciembre 1962
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-049 Constellation
Operador:Panair do Brasil
Registración: PP-PDE
Numéro de série: 2047
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 43 / Ocupantes: 43
Total:Fatalidades: 50 / Ocupantes: 50
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Paraná da Eva, AM (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brasil
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."

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


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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 Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM as the crow flies is 1288 km (805 miles).
Accident location: Global; accuracy within tens or hundreds of kilometers.

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