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Datum:Mittwoch 9 Mai 1962
Zeit:22:30 UTC
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-240-0
Fluggesellschaft:Cruzeiro do Sul
Kennzeichen: PP-CEZ
Werknummer: 25
Baujahr: 1949
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 20 / Insassen: 22
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 23 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:1,8 km (1.1 Meilen) NE of Vitoria-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brasilien
Flug nach:Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX/SBVT), Brasilien
The Convair struck a eucalyptus tree at a height of 40 m, 1860 m short of runway 23. At that point of the approach, the aircraft should have been at 150 m agl.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Approach not carried out in accordance with company procedures; misjudged distance from runway.

» ICAO Accident Digest No.14 Volume II, Circular 71-AN/63 (62-64)


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