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Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Date:Sunday 23 December 1973
Time:18:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic S210 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sud Aviation SE-210 Caravelle VI-R
Operator:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registration: PP-PDV
C/n / msn: 120
First flight: 1962
Engines: 2 Rolls-Royce Avon 533R
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 53
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 58
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brazil
Destination airport:Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brazil
Narrative:
The aircraft made a high and fast straight-in approach to runway 26. The aircraft touched down 848 m past the threshold, aquaplaned off the runway and went down a slope at a speed of 80 kts.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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Distance from Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA to Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM as the crow flies is 1288 km (805 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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