ASN logo
ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169531
Last updated: 17 July 2020
This information is added by users of ASN. Neither ASN nor the Flight Safety Foundation are responsible for the completeness or correctness of this information. If you feel this information is incomplete or incorrect, you can submit corrected information.

Date:20-FEB-1961
Time:09:00 LT
Type:Bell 47J (HU-3)
Owner/operator:Aviação Naval Brasileira
Registration: N-7005
C/n / msn: 1730
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rio de Janeiro, RJ -   Brazil
Phase: Take off
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Palácio Rio Negro
Destination airport:Petrópolis
Narrative:
Hit palm tree crashed and caught fire. Journalist and a photographer. Governeur do RJ Roberto T. Silveira (37) seriously injured. Silveira died eight days later of burns. Pilot escaped unhurt.

Sources:

Folha de São Paulo 21 February 1961, p1+16/5 February 1980, p3
Correio da Manhã 21 February 1961, p7


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
04-Sep-2014 13:15 TB Added
04-Sep-2014 16:51 TB Updated [Plane category]
06-Sep-2014 20:06 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2015 16:40 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
14-Oct-2015 17:30 TB Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]

Corrections or additions? ... Edit this accident description