Varig Flight 265

Varig Flight 265Friday February 14, 1997
The aircraft touched down hard. The right main landing gear collapsed causing the plane to veer to the right and end up in a wooded area. The first officer was killed.

Crash Details

DateFriday February 14, 1997
LocationCarajas, Brazil
Passengers46
Crew6
Fatalities1
Survivors51
Aircraft TypeBoeing B-737-2C3
OperatorVarig
RegistrationPP-CJO
Flight OriginMaraba
Flight Destination Carajas
Carajas, Brazil
Varig
Boeing B-737-2C3
1997