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Last updated: 17 September 2019
Estado:
Fecha:miércoles 9 mayo 1962
Hora:22:30 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-0
Operador:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registración: PP-CEZ
Numéro de série: 25
Año de Construcción: 1949
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 20 / Ocupantes: 22
Total:Fatalidades: 23 / Ocupantes: 25
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:1,8 km (1.1 milles) NE of Vitoria-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX) (   Brasil)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX/SBVT), Brasil
Descripción:
The Convair struck a eucalyptus tree at a height of 40 m, 1860 m short of runway 23. At that point of the approach, the aircraft should have been at 150 m agl.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Approach not carried out in accordance with company procedures; misjudged distance from runway.

Fuentes:
» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume II, Circular 71-AN/63 (62-64)


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Convair CV-240

  • 566 built
  • 32nd loss
  • 17th accidente fatal
  • 6th worst accident
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  • 16th worst accident (a la hora)
  • 32nd worst accident (actualmente)
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