Unfallbericht:Hydraulic fluid was lost about one hour after departure from Manaus. An emergency landing at Belem was carried out. On application of reverse pitch on the propellers the DC-7 veered off the runway and came to rest in a ditch, collapsing the landing gear.
|Datum:||14 OKT 1961|
|Fluggesellschaft:||Panair do Brasil|
|Besatzung:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: |
|Fluggäste:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: |
|Gesamt:||Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: |
|Konsequenzen:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Unfallort:||Belém Airport, PA (BEL) (Brasilien)
|Flugphase:|| Landung (LDG)|
|Flug von:||Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM (PLL/SBMN), Brasilien|
|Flug nach:||Belém/Val-de-Cães International Airport , PA (BEL/SBBE), Brasilien|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "Deteriorating action of the hydraulic fluid used in the type of aircraft which affected the rubber and plastic sealing ringe."
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 Manaus/Ponta Pelada Airport, AM to Belém/Val-de-Cães International Airport , PA as the crow flies is 1288 km (805 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.