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Last updated: 20 September 2020
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Date:Sunday 1 April 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 23..
C/n / msn: 109..
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:São Francisco de Paula, RS (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Rio de Janiero-Afonsos Air Force Base, RJ (SBAF), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Forced landing in mountainous region during training flight. Two USAF crew members. One occupant sustained serious injuries.

Sources:
» Folha de São Paulo 2 April 1962, p1
» Correio da Manhã 3 April 1962, p6 (2°Caderno)
» A Noite 3 April 1960, p7


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