ASN logo
Last updated: 21 May 2019
Status:
Datum:Freitag 4 Juni 1954
Zeit:11:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Varig
Kennzeichen: PP-VBZ
Werknummer: 30400
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brasilien
Flug nach:Porto Alegre-Salgado Filho International Airport, RS (POA/SBPA), Brasilien
Unfallbericht:
The elevator lock was not removed prior to takeoff. The C-46 crashed on takeoff.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Circular 39-AN/34 (175)
» Correio da Manhã 5 June 1954, p8


Fotos

Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP to Porto Alegre-Salgado Filho International Airport, RS as the crow flies is 835 km (522 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.
languages: languages

Share