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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Fecha:viernes 4 septiembre 1964
Hora:19:34 UTC
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 701C Viscount
Operador:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registración: PP-SRR
Numéro de série: 66
Año de Construcción: 1955
Horas Totales de la Célula:17165
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 34 / Ocupantes: 34
Total:Fatalidades: 39 / Ocupantes: 39
Daños en la Aeronave: Destruido
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:15 km (9.4 milles) SW of Nova Friburgo, RJ (   Brasil)
Elevación del lugar del accidente: 1950 m (6398 feet) amsl
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX/SBVT), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brasil
Número de Vuelo: 141
The Viscount took off from Vitoria at 18:45 GMT and climbed to 1800 m. At 19:33 the crew reported over Rio Bonito at 1800 m in instrument meteorological conditions. Actually, the flight was over Nova Friburgo, 43 km from Rio Bonito. The aircraft collided with the west slope of the Pico da Caledônia (2255 m) at an elevation of about 1950 m (6400 ft).
VASP Flight 141 was a scheduled service from Recife, Brazil to São Paulo, Brazil with intermediate stops at Vitória and Rio de Janeiro.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Collision with an obstacle located 35km to the right of the intended track, for reasons unknown."

» ICAO Aircraft Accident Digest No.16 - Volume III, Circular 82-AN/69 (68-73)
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