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Accident description
Last updated: 17 March 2018
Date:Saturday 11 April 1987
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-330C
Registration: PT-TCO
C/n / msn: 18932/477
First flight: 1966
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brazil
The 707 touched down to the right of the runway centreline following an ILS approach in heavy rain. The right main gear collapsed and the aircraft struck runway lights and electric boxes.


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The B707 was bought by Transbrasil in May 1985.
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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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