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Last updated: 19 November 2017
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Date:Thursday 26 November 1992
Type:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-365C
Operator:AeroBrasil Cargo
Registration: PT-TCP
C/n / msn: 19416/556
First flight: 1967-02-19 (25 years 10 months)
Engines: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B (HK)
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO) (   Brazil)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brazil
Destination airport:Miami International Airport, FL (MIA/KMIA), United States of America
Narrative:
The right main gear struck an approach light tower, causing a gear and hydraulic system warning. The 707 returned to Manaus, but the right gear collapsed, causing the plane to run off the runway coming to rest on the edge of a ravine.

Sources:
» Scramble 163


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Distance from Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM to Miami International Airport, FL as the crow flies is 3859 km (2412 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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