Accident
Last updated: 31 October 2014
Estado:
Fecha:martes 30 enero 1979
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-323C
Operador:Varig
Registración: PP-VLU
Numéro de série: 19235/519
Año de Construcción: 1966
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 6
Daños en la Aeronave: Desaparecido
Consecuencias: Presumed damaged beyond repair
Ubicación:c 200km ENE off Tokyo, Japan (   Océano Pacífico) show on map
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Carga
Aeropuerto de Salida:Tokyo-Narita Airport (NRT/RJAA), Japón
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brasil
Descripción:
Missing over the Pacific Ocean, some 30 minutes after takeoff from Tokyo. The aircraft carried 153 paintings, worth USD 1.24mln.

Fuentes:
» Aviation Letter 148


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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 Tokyo-Narita Airport to Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 18409 km (11506 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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