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Accident description
Last updated: 24 October 2017
Status:Preliminary
Date:Monday 18 March 2002
Time:22:18
Type:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-30C
Operator:Varig
Registration: PP-VLV
C/n / msn: 19009/374
First flight: 1967-02-20 (35 years 1 months)
Engines: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7B
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Belo Horizonte-Tancredo Neves International Airport, MG (CNF) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport, BA (SSA/SBSV), Brazil
Destination airport:Belo Horizonte-Tancredo Neves International Airport, MG (CNF/SBCF), Brazil
Flightnumber:9051
Narrative:
The Boeing 727 ran off the side of the runway. Damage was sustained to the left main landing gear, nose landing gear, forward fuselage belly, left engine, and left wing and flaps.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Michel/Scramble
» NTSB


Photos

photo of Boeing 727-030C PP-VLV
Photo copyright (c) Ulrich F. Hoppe (Ulrich F.HOPPE`s Aviation Page)
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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 Salvador-Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães International Airport, BA to Belo Horizonte-Tancredo Neves International Airport, MG as the crow flies is 956 km (597 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.
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