Accident Boeing 737-2A1 PP-SME, Tuesday 28 January 1986
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Date:Tuesday 28 January 1986
Type:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Boeing 737-2A1
Owner/operator:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registration: PP-SME
MSN: 20096/190
Year of manufacture:1969
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Fatalities:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 72
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU) -   Brazil
Phase: Take off
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR)
Destination airport:Belo Horizonte-Tancredo Neves International Airport, MG (CNF/SBCF)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
The crew unknowingly tried to takeoff from a taxiway. The takeoff was aborted, but the aircraft overran, collided with a dyke and broke in two. The weather was foggy.

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


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photo (c) anon.; São Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport, SP (GRU/SBGR); February 1986

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