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Last updated: 9 December 2021
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Datum:Freitag 24 Juni 1960
Zeit:18:30
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic CVLP model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Convair CV-340-62
Fluggesellschaft:REAL Transportes Aéreos
Kennzeichen: PP-YRB
Werknummer: 191
Baujahr: 1954
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 49 / Insassen: 49
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 54 / Insassen: 54
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Guanabara Bay, RJ (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Belo Horizonte-Pampulha Airport, MG (PLU/SBBH), Brasilien
Flug nach:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brasilien
Unfallbericht:
Approaching Rio de Janeiro in IMC, the flight was cleared for the Quebec approach procedure. Clearance to descent was received after contacting Rio Approach Control when over Ilha dos Ferros. The crew initiated a procedure turn for a 036deg heading and before reaching the position in which it was to have turned to 216deg, it unexpectedly crashed into the sea on a 350deg heading.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Not determined.



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Distance from Belo Horizonte-Pampulha Airport, MG to Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ as the crow flies is 336 km (210 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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