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Last updated: 19 September 2021
Estado:Final
Fecha:martes 29 abril 1952
Hora:04:40
Tipo:Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-26
Operador:Pan American World Airways (Pan Am)
Registración: N1039V
Numéro de série: 15939/12
Año de Construcción: 1949-09-28 (2 years 7 months)
Horas Totales de la Célula:6944
Motores: 4 Pratt & Whitney R-4360-B6
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 9
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 41 / Ocupantes: 41
Total:Fatalidades: 50 / Ocupantes: 50
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:450 km (281.3 milles) SW of Carolina, MA (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Internacional Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Port of Spain-Piarco Airport (POS/TTPP), Trinidad y Tobago
Número de Vuelo:PA202
Descripción:
Flight 202 originated at Buenos Aires, destination New York, with en route stops scheduled at Montevideo, Uruguay; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Port of Spain, Trinidad. The flight departed Buenos Aires 18:52 UTC. After a scheduled stop at Montevideo the flight arrived at Rio de Janeiro at 01:05, April 29. The flight departed Rio de Janeiro at 02:43 for a direct off-airways flight to Port of Spain. At 06:16 the flight reported abeam of Barreiras, flying at 14,500 feet under VFR conditions and estimating abeam of Carolina, Brazil, at 07:45 UTC. This was the last known message from the flight. The aircraft was later found to have crashed in dense jungle.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The separation of the no.2 engine and propeller from the aircraft due to highly unbalanced forces, followed by uncontrollability and disintegration of the aircraft for reasons undetermined."

Fuentes:
» CAB File No. 1-0080
» ICAO Circular 38-AN/33 (64-72)


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accident date: 29-04-1952
type: Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-26
registration: N1039V
photo of Boeing-377-Stratocruiser-10-26-N1039V
accident date: 29-04-1952
type: Boeing 377 Stratocruiser 10-26
registration: N1039V
 

Map
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 Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ to Port of Spain-Piarco Airport as the crow flies is 4190 km (2619 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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