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Last updated: 8 December 2021
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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: 1 / Occupants: 1
Total:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:off Araruama, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX/SBVT), Brazil
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brazil
Narrative:
The aircraft was reported missing on a flight from Vitória to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on 12 December 1953. It was last observer near Araruama, Saquarena and Maricá between 16:00 and 17:00 hours, low flying in bad weather.
A strut and one of the wheels were recovered by fishermen about 25 km from Araruama, RJ, at Praia Seca on 26 December 1953.

Sources:
» Globo 29 December 1953, p3
» 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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