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Datum:dinsdag 6 januari 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Paraense Transportes Aéreos
Registratie: PP-LDH
Constructienummer: 30350
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 5
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU) (   Braziliė)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Ferry
Vliegveld van vertrek:Rio de Janeiro-Galećo International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Braziliė
Vliegveld van aankomst:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Braziliė
Beschrijving:
The C-46, on a flight to Rio de Janeiro had to divert to Rio de Janeiro-Galećo Airport due to temporary closure of the Santos Dumont Airport. All passengers disembarked there. When the airport was open for traffic again, the crew took off to reposition the plane to Dumont Airport. The aircraft landed on runway 02 but overran into the sea.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Error on the part of the pilot in estimating distance."



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Kaart
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 Rio de Janeiro-Galećo International Airport, RJ en Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ bedraagt 14 km (9 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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