Accident description
Last updated: 19 September 2014
Status:
Date:Thursday 15 June 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-45-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: FAB2068
C/n / msn: 17020/34284
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 20 / Occupants: 25
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Coari, AM (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Jacareacanga Airport, PA (JCR/SBEK), Brazil
Destination airport:Novo Progresso-Cachimbo Air Base, PA (SBCC), Brazil
Narrative:
Crashed while on a flight from Belém to Cachimbo via Jacareacanga.

Sources:
» Aerovisão No.208
» USAAS-USAAC-USAAF-USAF Aircraft Serial Numbers--1908 to Present / Joe Baugher


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Distance from Jacareacanga Airport, PA to Novo Progresso-Cachimbo Air Base, PA as the crow flies is 461 km (288 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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