Accident Boeing 737-2C3 PP-CJO, Friday 14 February 1997
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Date:Friday 14 February 1997
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-2C3
Registration: PP-CJO
MSN: 21013/393
Year of manufacture:1974
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17A
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 52
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Carajás Airport, PA (CKS) -   Brazil
Phase: Landing
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Marabá Airport, PA (MAB/SBMA)
Destination airport:Carajás Airport, PA (CKS/SBCJ)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
The Boeing had taken off from Maraba at 11:55. At 12:34 the aircraft touched down at Carajas' runway 10 in bad weather (thunderstorm, bad visibility) following a VOR approach. The right main gear collapsed rearwards, causing the plane to veer off the right side of the runway, 700 m from the point if touchdown. The aircraft ended up in a forest. The first officer was the only fatality.

Accident investigation:
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Report number: final report
Status: Investigation completed
Download report: Final report


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photo (c) via Werner Fischdick; Rio de Janeiro-Galeao International Airport, RJ (GIG); October 1979

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