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Fecha:domingo 30 julio 1950
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-10 Lodestar
Operador:SAVAG - Viação Aérea Gaucha
Registración: PP-SAA
Numéro de série: 18-2133
Año de Construcción: 1941
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 12 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca São Francisco de Assis, RS (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Porto Alegre Airport, RS (POA/SBPA), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:São Borja Airport, RS (QOJ/SSSB), Brasil
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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Lockheed 18

  • 624 built
  • 134th loss
  • 53rd accidente fatal
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