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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Datum:zondag 22 mei 1938
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mge
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Syndicato Condor
Registratie: PP-CBC
Constructienummer: 5453
Bemanning:slachtoffers: / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: / inzittenden: 13
Totaal:slachtoffers: 6 / inzittenden: 17
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Santos Airport, SP (SSZ) (   Brazilië)
Fase: Start (TOF)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Santos Airport, SP (SSZ/SBST), Brazilië
Vliegveld van aankomst:Paranaguá Municipal Airport, PR (PNG/SSPG), Brazilië
A float-equipped Junkers Ju-52, named "Guaracy", crashed on takeoff killing the Brazilian Minister of Justice Mauricio Cardoso.
The aircraft operated on a flight from Santos to Paranaguá, São Francisco do Sul and Porto Alegre. The aircraft taxied towards Ilha das Palmas, a small island in a bay called Baía de Santos. There were strong waves. During takeoff the aircraft hit a wave, causing the loss of one of the two pontoons. The aircraft flipped over and broke up.

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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Santos Airport, SP en Paranaguá Municipal Airport, PR bedraagt 288 km (180 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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