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Accident description
Last updated: 16 July 2018
Date:Monday 4 August 1969
Type:Silhouette image of generic CONI model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed L-749A Constellation
Operator:Trans Southern Corp
Registration: N120A
C/n / msn: 2617
First flight: 1949
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Auriflama, SP (   Brazil)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Illegal Flight
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Crashed on takeoff from a farm while on a drugs smuggling flight. The aircraft carried 15 tons of cargo.

» Folha de São Paulo 5 August 1969, p1


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