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Date:Tuesday 24 October 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Canadian Vickers PBV-1A Canso A (PBY-5A)
Operator:Panair do Brasil
Registration: PP-PCY
MSN: CV-242
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Parintins, AM (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Burned out after emergency landing following in-flight fire.
The flying boat was transporting dangerous goods from Manaus to Belem at the time.

Sources:
» Correio da Manhă, 26 Oct. 1961 (p.7)
» Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers RCAF 9801 to 9844 Detailed List


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