Vliegtuigongeval op 04 MAY 1973 met Learjet 24 PT-CXK - Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG)
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Status:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Datum:vrijdag 4 mei 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic LJ24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Learjet 24
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Líder Táxi Aéreo
Registratie: PT-CXK
Constructienummer: 24-122
Bouwjaar: 1967
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 2 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 1 / inzittenden: 1
Totaal:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG) (   Brazilië)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse charter
Vliegveld van vertrek:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brazilië
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brazilië
The Learjet 24 struck powerline on a hill and crashed while approaching Galeão Airport. The Learjet had diverted from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport.
The investigation revealed that the pilot in command lost his temper while communicating with the approach controller at Galeão Airport as he had to hold and wait for a preceding aircraft.
He then improerly carried out an instrument approach.

Accident investigation:

Investigating agency: CENIPA Brazil
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 52 days (2 months)
Accident number: final report
Download report: Final report


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP en Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ bedraagt 364 km (228 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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