Date & Time: Jan 27, 1959 at 0900 LT
Type of aircraft:
Beechcraft AT-11 Kansan
Campo de Marte – Rio de Janeiro
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
Shortly after takeoff from Campo de Marte AFB, the crew encountered engine problems and elected to make an emergency landing. The airplane crash landed on a road, slid for several yards and came to rest. All seven occupants were rescued and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair.
Engine problems after takeoff.