Accident description
Last updated: 21 April 2014
Status:
Date:Friday 8 December 1967
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers C.90 Viscount (742D)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: FAB2100
C/n / msn: 141
First flight: 1956
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 18
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU) (   Brazil) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Official state flight
Departure airport:Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF (BSB/SBBR), Brazil
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brazil
Narrative:
An emergency landing was carried out after an undercarriage malfunction. The right wing scraped along the runway and caught fire. The aircraft carried President Arthur da Costa e Silva on a flight from Brasília.

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Distance from Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF to Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 925 km (578 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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