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Last updated: 5 December 2020
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Datum:Samstag 31 Mai 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46D-15-CU Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Paraense Transportes Aéreos
Kennzeichen: PP-BTB
Werknummer: 33304
Baujahr: 1945
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brasilien
Flug nach:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brasilien
Unfallbericht:
The C-46 Commando cargo plane suffered a failure of the no.1 engine after takeoff. It then hit a hit the mast of a freight ship and crashed.

Informationsquelle:
» Diário de Lisboa 1 June 1958, p3 (2°edicao)


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Distance from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ to Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA as the crow flies is 2453 km (1533 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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