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Last updated: 28 November 2015
Datum:Freitag 1 Juni 1973
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VIN
Fluggesellschaft:Cruzeiro do Sul
Kennzeichen: PP-PDX
Werknummer: 126
Baujahr: 1962-07-18 (10 years 11 months)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 7 / Insassen: 7
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 16
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 23
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:São Luíz-Marechal Cunha Machado Airport, MA (SLZ) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brasilien
Flug nach:São Luís-Tirirical Airport, MA (SLZ/SBSL), Brasilien
Flugnummer: 109
A go-around was initiated from an altitude of about 90m, while on final approach to São Luíz. The aircraft attained an extreme nose-up attitude, stalled and crashed in a right bank, 760m to the right of the runway. Investigations revealed that the no. 1 engine wasn't developing any power when the aircraft struck the ground.

» Jornal do Brasil - 2 June 1973


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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 São Luís-Tirirical Airport, MA as the crow flies is 488 km (305 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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