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Last updated: 28 January 2022
Datum:maandag 17 december 2001
Type:Silhouette image of generic B735 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-53A
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Rio Sul ServiÁos Aťreos Regionais
Registratie: PT-SSI
Constructienummer: 24785/1882
Bouwjaar: 1990-06-18 (11 years 6 months)
Motoren: 2 CFMI CFM56-3B1
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 102
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 108
Schade: Groot
Gevolgen: Repaired
Plaats:Belo Horizonte-Tancredo Neves International Airport, MG (CNF) (   BraziliŽ)
Fase: Landing (LDG)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), BraziliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Belo Horizonte-Pampulha Airport, MG (PLU/SBBH), BraziliŽ
A Boeing 737-500 operated by Rio Sul sustained substantial damage in a landing accident at Belo Horizonte-Tancredo Neves International Airport, MG (CNF), Brazil.
None of the 108 occupants were injured.
The airplane was scheduled to land at Belo Horizonte-Pampulha Airport, MG (PLU) but bad weather forced the crew to divert. The airplane touched down 70 m short of runway 16 during an ILS approach. The left hand main gear broke as it struck the raised lip of the runway.



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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
18 June 1990 N35135 Boeing first flight
13 July 1990 F-GGML Euralair International delivered
1 June 1992 F-GGML Air France leased
15 July 1995 5X-USM Uganda Airlines leased from AWAS
17 Feb. 2000 PT-SSI Rio Sul leased from AWAS
17 Dec. 2001 PT-SSI Rio Sul accident at Belo Horizonte, Brazil: left main gear broke when it undershot the runway on landing
24 July 2005 N785AW AWAS returned
1 Sep. 2005 YR-BAB Blue Air leased from AWAS
17 May 2008 LZ-BOY Bulgaria Air leased from AWAS
18 Dec. 2008 VQ-BBN Tatarstan Air leased from AWAS
27 Nov. 2012 VQ-BBN Tatarstan Air incident: returned to Kazan following loss of cabin pressure
17 Nov. 2013 VQ-BBN Tatarstan Air accident: crashed Kazan

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-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ en Belo Horizonte-Pampulha Airport, MG bedraagt 349 km (218 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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