Accident description
Last updated: 21 April 2014
Status:Preliminary
Date:Friday 16 January 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-365C
Operator:Transbrasil
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 154
Airplane damage: Substantial
Airplane fate: Repaired
Location:near Recife (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Recife International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
While climbing through an altitude of 8000 feet, engine nr.2 separates from the wing. A safe emergency landing was carried out at Recife.

Events:


Sources:
» The Daily Gleaner (17-1-1987)


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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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