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Crash of a Boeing 727-200 in Sao Paulo

Accident description

  • Dec 1, 2009 at 1200 LT
  • PR-MTK
  • Taxiing
  • Cargo
  • Yes
  • Airport (less than 10 km from airport)
  • Brasilia-Sao Paulo
  • 20037/701
  • 1969
  • São Paulo, São Paulo
  • Brazil
  • South America
  • 3
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0

  • While taxiing at Sao Paulo-Guarulhos, the aircraft hit airport equipment while approaching its stand. The aircraft was severaly damaged on its left side. It seems that brakes failed. All three occupants escaped uninjured while the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.