Varig

Varig Saturday December 22, 1962
Crashed short of the runway, striking trees. The aircraft descended below the prescribed altitude for undetermined reasons.

Crash Details

DateSaturday December 22, 1962
LocationNear Brasilia, Brazil
Passengers35
Crew5
Fatalities1
Survivors39
Aircraft TypeConvair CV-240-2
OperatorVarig
RegistrationPP-VCQ
Flight OriginRio de Janeiro
Flight Destination Brasilia
Near Brasilia, Brazil
Varig
Convair CV-240-2
1962