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Datum:Samstag 4 Dezember 1982
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B703 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 707-323B
Fluggesellschaft:Global International Airways
Kennzeichen: N8434
Werknummer: 20173/805
Baujahr: 1969
Triebwerk: 4 Pratt & Whitney JT3D-3B
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 49
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 57
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Brasilia International Airport, DF (BSB) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Internationaler außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF (BSB/SBBR), Brasilien
Flug nach:New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY (JFK/KJFK), USA
The left main gear broke off when the aircaft struck ILS aerials on takeoff. The 707 was damaged beyond repair during the emergency landing.
The airplane operated on a charter flight carrying journalists who had covered the visit of U.S. President Reagan to Brazil.
Local newspapers suggest there were 110 persons on board.

» Folha de São Paulo 5-12-1982


photo of Boeing-707-323B-N8434
accident date: 04-12-1982
type: Boeing 707-323B
registration: N8434

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This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Brasília-Presidente Juscelino Kubitschek International Airport, DF to New York-John F. Kennedy International Airport, NY as the crow flies is 6800 km (4250 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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