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Last updated: 13 December 2019
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Date:Tuesday 17 June 1975
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-235 Srs. 2A
Operator:Varig
Registration: PP-VDN
C/n / msn: 1625
First flight: 1967
Crew:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 11
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 15
Ground casualties:Fatalities: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Pedro Afonso, GO (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Pedro Afonso, GO (SWPA), Brazil
Narrative:
The aircraft approached with excessive speed and touched down on the last 300 m of the runway, overran, crossed a street and crashed into a house. The crew were practicing a simulated IFR approach.

Classification:
Runway excursion

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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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