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Last updated: 7 December 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 24 junio 1960
Hora:18:30
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-340-62
Operador:REAL Transportes Aéreos
Registración: PP-YRB
Numéro de série: 191
Año de Construcción: 1954
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 49 / Ocupantes: 49
Total:Fatalidades: 54 / Ocupantes: 54
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Guanabara Bay, RJ (   Brasil)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Belo Horizonte-Pampulha Airport, MG (PLU/SBBH), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brasil
Descripción:
Approaching Rio de Janeiro in IMC, the flight was cleared for the Quebec approach procedure. Clearance to descent was received after contacting Rio Approach Control when over Ilha dos Ferros. The crew initiated a procedure turn for a 036deg heading and before reaching the position in which it was to have turned to 216deg, it unexpectedly crashed into the sea on a 350deg heading.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Not determined.



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Distance from Belo Horizonte-Pampulha Airport, MG to Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 336 km (210 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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