ASN Aircraft accident Hurel-Dubois HD.321 F-BHHA Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG)
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Date:Tuesday 30 October 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic HD34 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hurel-Dubois HD.321
Operator:Secrétariat Général à l'Aviation Civile et Comm. - SGACC
Registration: F-BHHA
MSN: 02
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:10 km (6.3 mls) from Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG) (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brazil
Destination airport:?
A Hurel-Dubois HD.321 aircraft crashed into Guanabara Bay near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil during a demonstration flight for the Brazilian Air Force.
A Brazilian passenger, Newton Monteiro de Campos, died in the accident.

» Folha da Manhã 31 October 1956, p1


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