Cruzeiro

Cruzeiro Friday May 3, 1963
The aircraft returned to airport after the No. 2 caught fire. The crew feathered the prop, made a left turn, stalled and crashed into a house. Improper feathering procedure.

Crash Details

DateFriday May 3, 1963
LocationSao Paulo, Brazil
Passengers45
Crew5
Fatalities37
Survivors13
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-340-59
OperatorCruzeiro
RegistrationPP-CDW
Flight OriginSao Paulo
Flight Destination Rio de Janeiro
Sao Paulo, Brazil
Cruzeiro
Convair CV-340-59
1963