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Datum:Sonntag 30 Juli 1950
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-10 Lodestar
Fluggesellschaft:SAVAG - Viação Aérea Gaucha
Kennzeichen: PP-SAA
Werknummer: 18-2133
Baujahr: 1941
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 4 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 12 / Insassen: 12
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe São Francisco de Assis, RS (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Porto Alegre Airport, RS (POA/SBPA), Brasilien
Flug nach:São Borja Airport, RS (QOJ/SSSB), Brasilien
Crashed on and caught fire after colliding with a hill. The airplane had reportedly diverted to Santa Maria Airport because of poor weather along the route.
One of the passengers killed in the accident was Brazilian Senator and former aviation minister Joaquim Pedro Salgado Filho. The Porto Alegre Airport was later named after him.

» Folha da Manhã 1-8-1950


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Distance from Porto Alegre Airport, RS to São Borja Airport, RS as the crow flies is 493 km (308 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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