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Last updated: 26 September 2020
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Date:Friday 18 October 1974
Type:Silhouette image of generic DHC5 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
de Havilland Canada C-115 Buffalo (DHC-5)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2356
C/n / msn: 26
First flight: 1968
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Rio de Janeiro-Afonsos Air Force Base, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed. Two occupants were killed. The Air Force reported that there were survivors, without stating how many.

Sources:
» Scramble 282
» Folha de Sao Paulo 19-10-1974


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