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Accident description
Last updated: 18 November 2017
Date:Tuesday 15 January 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-0
Operator:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registration: PP-CEV
C/n / msn: 6
First flight: 1948
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 40
Total:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 45
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:4 km (2.5 mls) S of São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH) (   Brazil)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brazil
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Crashed into houses in the Jabaquara neighbourhood after an engine failed on climb out.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Improper use of controls after one engine failed.


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