VASP

VASP Tuesday December 22, 1959
Midair collision with a Brazilian Air Force AT-6 Harvard, shortly after takeoff. One killed in the fighter. Failure of both pilots to see and avoid each other. The Air Force pilot parachuted to safety.

Crash Details

DateTuesday December 22, 1959
LocationRio de Janeiro, Brazil
Passengers26
Crew6
Fatalities32
Survivors0
Aircraft TypeVickers Viscount 827 / Fokker AT-6
OperatorVASP
RegistrationPP-SRG
Flight OriginRio de Janeiro
Flight Destination Sao Paulo
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
VASP
Vickers Viscount 827 / Fokker AT-6
1959