ASN Aircraft accident Douglas DC-4 PP-BTR São Paulo-Congonhas Airport (CGH)
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Date:Sunday 5 May 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC4 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-4
Operator:Paraense Transportes Aéreos
Registration: PP-BTR
MSN: 27237
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport (CGH) (   Brazil)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The DC-4 sustained substantial damage when its wing tip was struck by a Varig DC-6B, PP-YSI (msn 44166), that was taxiing for takeoff.

Ground collision
Damaged on the ground

» Folha de São Paulo 6 May 1963, p1°Cad/10


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