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Last updated: 20 October 2021
Date:Saturday 12 December 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic JU52 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Junkers Ju-52/3m
Operator:Aeronorte - Empr. de Transpoeres Aéreos Norte do Brasil
Registration: PP-DZY
MSN: J6510
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Mogi das Cruzes, SP ? (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX/SBVT), Brazil
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Disappeared. The aircraft was last seen 12 December 1953 at Araruama, Saquarena and Maricá between 16:00 and 17:00 hours, low flying in bad weather.
The aircraft was reportedly located 40 km east of São Paulo, Brazil near Mogi das Cruzes. This seems unlikely since this would be approx. 300 km to the west of the intended destination of Rio de Janeiro.

» A Noite 15 December 1953, p1+14
» Folha da Manhã 17 December 1953, p2
» Folha da Noite 14 December 1953, p1
» Folha da Noite 23 December 1953, p9
» Golden Years of Aviation


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