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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Thursday 27 June 1974
Time:ca 16:30
Type:Silhouette image of generic C119 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fairchild C-119G Flying Boxcar
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2307
MSN: 10978
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rio de Janeiro, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Departure airport:Rio de Janiero-Afonsos Air Force Base, RJ (SBAF), Brazil
Destination airport:Rio de Janiero-Afonsos Air Force Base, RJ (SBAF), Brazil
Crashed in the Marechal Hermes suburb of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The aircraft operated on a training flight from Campo dos Afonsos. The engineer and the radio operator were killed and the pilot was seriously injured.

» O Estado de S.Paulo 28 June 1973, p14
» Scramble
» Fairchild C-82 and C-119 / Alwyn T. Lloyd, Aerofax, 2005
» The Straits Times 29 June 1974, p4
» Jornal do Brasil 28 June 1974, p20


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