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Last updated: 17 September 2021
Datum:vrijdag 4 september 1964
Tijd:19:34 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 701C Viscount
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registratie: PP-SRR
Constructienummer: 66
Bouwjaar: 1955
Aantal vlieguren:17165
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 5 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 34 / inzittenden: 34
Totaal:slachtoffers: 39 / inzittenden: 39
Schade: Vernield
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:15 km (9.4 mijl) SW of Nova Friburgo, RJ (   Brazilië)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX/SBVT), Brazilië
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazilië
Vluchtnummer: 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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