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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 154946
Last updated: 23 January 2020
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Type:Silhouette image of generic S55P model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Sikorsky H-19 (S-55)
Owner/operator:Força Aérea Brasileira (FAB)
Registration: 8504
C/n / msn: 551132
Fatalities:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 6
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:near Piraí, RJ -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Crashed over Ponte Coberta, Mambucaba area during survey flight with three crew, two british scientists and one brazilian ingenieur on boad. Pilot and brazilian passenger survived seriously injured.


Passauer Neue Presse 27 October 1960, p6
Jornal do Brasil 26 October 1960, p1

Revision history:

10-Apr-2013 20:01 TB Added
16-Jan-2014 10:51 TB Updated [Operator, Source, Narrative]
16-Jan-2014 10:52 TB Updated [Operator]
27-Aug-2014 17:10 TB Updated [Aircraft type, Registration, Cn, Source]

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