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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 169531
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Time:09:00 LT
Type:Bell 47J (HU-3)
Owner/operator:Aviação Naval Brasileira
Registration: N-7005
MSN: 1730
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 4
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Rio de Janeiro, RJ -   Brazil
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Palácio Rio Negro
Destination airport:Petrópolis
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Hit palm tree crashed and caught fire. Journalist Luís Paulistano died. Pilot Cap de Corveta José Eduardo Braga Ribeiro died of burns 22:30. Governeur do RJ Roberto T. Silveira (37) died eight days later of his burns and photographer Elcio Reginaldo dos Santos survived his burns. Two on ground were injured during the rescue attempt.


Folha de São Paulo 21 February 1961, p1+16/5 February 1980, p3
Correio da Manhã 21 February 1961, p7

Revision history:

04-Sep-2014 13:15 TB Added
04-Sep-2014 16:51 TB Updated [Plane category]
06-Sep-2014 20:06 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
14-Oct-2015 16:40 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Narrative]
14-Oct-2015 17:30 TB Updated [Total occupants, Source, Narrative]
26-Oct-2021 09:17 TB Updated [Narrative]

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