Accident Consolidated C-10A Catalina (PBY-5A) 6514, Thursday 13 April 1972
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Date:Thursday 13 April 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic CAT model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Consolidated C-10A Catalina (PBY-5A)
Owner/operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 6514
MSN: 1917
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 10
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Humaitá, AM -   Brazil
Phase: Unknown
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Both engines failed during a flight from Humaitá to Manaus. The crew was not able to relight the engines and a forced landing was performed in a rain forest.
One of the crew members was killed.
It was concluded that there was a failure of the manual cutting of the fuel system valve.


Associaçao Brasileira de Catalineiros
Folha de Sao Paulo 15 April 1972, p10
Folha de Sao Paulo 17 April 1972, p5
Folha de Sao Paulo 18 April 1972, p3

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