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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
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Date:Saturday 6 October 1962
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed VC-60A Lodestar
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2003
C/n / msn: 18-2365
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Destroyed
Airplane fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:São Paulo-Campo de Marte Airport, SP (   Brazil)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:São Paulo-Campo de Marte Airport, SP (SBMT), Brazil
Destination airport:Belém (unknown airport), PA, Brazil
Narrative:
The Lodestar plane crashed on takeoff from São Paulo-Campo de Marte Airport, SP and burst into flames. It operated on a training flight to Belém.
According to a newspaper 'a few' children were also on board the plane.

Sources:
» The Lockheed Twins / Peter J Marson
» Folha de São Paulo 7 October 1962
» Folha de São Paulo 9 October 1962, p3


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