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Last updated: 28 September 2021
Fecha:viernes 13 enero 1939
Hora:ca 16:00
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3mge
Operador:Syndicato Condor
Registración: PP-CAY
Numéro de série: 4042
Año de Construcción:
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Total:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 10
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Rio Bonito, RJ (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX/SBVT), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rio de Janeiro-Calabouço Seaplane Base, Brasil
The Ju-52 floatplane, named "Marimbá", flew into a mountain in the Serra do Sambé, NE of Rio de Janeiro and caught fire. The five crew members and the five passengers were killed.
Last radio contact was at 15:23 hours.

» Folha da Manhã 14 January 1939, p2
» Folha da Manhã 15 January 1939, p2
» O rastro da bruxa: história da aviação comercial brasileira no século XX / Carlos Ari César Germano da Silva


photo of Junkers-Ju-52-3mge-PP-CAY
accident date: 13-01-1939
type: Junkers Ju-52/3mge
registration: PP-CAY

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES to Rio de Janeiro-Calabouço Seaplane Base as the crow flies is 417 km (261 miles).

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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