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Last updated: 23 May 2019
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Date:Friday 20 August 1965
Time:10:27
Type:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-0
Operator:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registration: PP-CFD
C/n / msn: 142
First flight: 1949
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 33
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU) (   Brazil)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brazil
Destination airport:Recife International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF), Brazil
Flightnumber:152
Narrative:
Cruzeiro do Sul flight 152 returned to Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, Brazil, after suffering an engine failure shortly after departure.
After touch down, the aircraft went off the left side of the runway. The left main gear collapsed.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Jornal do Brasil, 21 Aug. 1965 (p.5)


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Distance from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ to Recife International Airport, PE as the crow flies is 1858 km (1161 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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