Crash-aerien 29 APR 1952 d'un Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-26 N1039V - Carolina, MA
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Statuts:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Date:mardi 29 avril 1952
Heure:04:40
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic b377 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-26
Compagnie:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Immatriculation: N1039V
Numéro de série: 15939/12
Année de Fabrication: 1949-09-28 (2 years 7 months)
Heures de vol:6944
Moteurs: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-B6
Equipage:victimes: 9 / à bord: 9
Passagers:victimes: 41 / à bord: 41
Total:victimes: 50 / à bord: 50
Dégats de l'appareil: Perte Totale
Conséquences: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Lieu de l'accident:450 km (281.3 milles) SW of Carolina, MA (   Brésil)
Phase de vol: En vol (ENR)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Intern.
Aéroport de départ:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brésil
Aéroport de destination:Port of Spain-Piarco Airport (POS/TTPP), Trinidad et Tobago
Numéro de vol:PA202
Détails:
Flight 202 originated at Buenos Aires, destination New York, with en route stops scheduled at Montevideo, Uruguay; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Port of Spain, Trinidad. The flight departed Buenos Aires 18:52 UTC. After a scheduled stop at Montevideo the flight arrived at Rio de Janeiro at 01:05, April 29. The flight departed Rio de Janeiro at 02:43 for a direct off-airways flight to Port of Spain. At 06:16 the flight reported abeam of Barreiras, flying at 14,500 feet under VFR conditions and estimating abeam of Carolina, Brazil, at 07:45 UTC. This was the last known message from the flight. The aircraft was later found to have crashed in dense jungle.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The separation of the no.2 engine and propeller from the aircraft due to highly unbalanced forces, followed by uncontrollability and disintegration of the aircraft for reasons undetermined."

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: CAB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 1 year and 2 months
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report

Sources:
» CAB File No. 1-0080
» ICAO Circular 38-AN/33 (64-72)


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accident date: 29-04-1952
type: Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-26
registration: N1039V
photo of Boeing-377-Stratocruiser-10-26-N1039V
accident date: 29-04-1952
type: Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-26
registration: N1039V
 

Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ et Port of Spain-Piarco Airport est de 4190 km (2619 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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