Date & Time: Sep 23, 1959 at 1840 LT
Type of aircraft:
Scheduled Revenue Flight
São Paulo – Rio de Janeiro
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff by night, the airplane encountered difficulties to gain height and struck power cables. It stalled and crashed in flames in a wooded area located 4,5 km from the airport. The airplane was destroyed by impact forces and post crash fire and all 20 occupants were killed.
The cause of the accident could not be determined.