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Accident description
Last updated: 22 February 2018
Date:Tuesday 31 July 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic P2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed P-15 Neptune (P2V-5)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 7001
C/n / msn: 426-5131
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Viçosa, AL (   Brazil)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Departure airport:Recife International Airport, PE (REC/SBRF), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Crashed during a training flight.

» Folha de São Paulo 1 August 1962, p1
» La Nacion 1 August 1962, p41


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