ASN Aircraft accident Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina PP-BLB Iguape, SP
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Date:Friday 30 September 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Consolidated PBY-5A Catalina
Operator:Transportes Aéreos Bandeirantes
Registration: PP-BLB
MSN: 93
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 20
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 25
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Iguape, SP (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Destination airport:Iguape, SP, Brazil
Struck a submerged log on landing.

» Folha da Manhã 1 October, p1+2
» Folha da Manhã 2 October 1949, p1


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