Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2014
Status:
Date:Sunday 2 April 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A1
Operator:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registration: PP-SMX
C/n / msn: 20969/369
First flight: 1974-08-14 (3 years 8 months)
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 37
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 44
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH) (   Brazil) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brazil
Narrative:
The aircraft belly landed and caught fire.

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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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