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Accident description
Last updated: 21 October 2017
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Date:Wednesday 18 April 1956
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing-Canada PB2B-1 Canso A (PBY-5A)
Operator:Panair do Brasil
Registration: PP-PDB
C/n / msn: 22021
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 7
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 12
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Parintins, AM (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Passenger
Departure airport:Belém (unknown airport), PA, Brazil
Destination airport:Parintins, AM, Brazil
Narrative:
Broke in two after striking a submerged object. Cmt Luís Anet, the radio-operator and one passenger died.

Sources:
» Canadian Military Aircraft Serial Numbers RCAF 9701 to 9750
» Associaçao Brasileira de Catalineiros


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