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Last updated: 18 September 2021
Datum:woensdag 8 september 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Lockheed 18-08 Lodestar
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Universal Transportes Aéreos - UTA
Registratie: PP-BBB
Constructienummer: 2215
Bouwjaar: 1942
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 3
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 9
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Barbacena, MG (   Brazilië)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazilië
Vliegveld van aankomst:São Lourenço Airport, MG (SSO/SNLO), Brazilië
The flight crew became lost on a flight between Rio de Janeiro and São Lourenço. An emergency landing was performed into a field after it ran out of fuel. The undercarriage collapsed when it ran into a ravine. Two injuries.

» Folha da Manhã 10 September 1948, p3
» The Lockheed Twins / P.J. Marsden


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