Date & Time: Jul 28, 1968 at 2000 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-124 Globemaster II
Paramaribo - Recife
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
The crew started the descent to Recife-Guararapes Airport by night when at an altitude of 1,890 feet, the four engine aircraft struck the slope of a mountain located some 80 km northwest of Recife. The wreckage was found few hours later and all 10 crew members were killed.
The crew apparently started the descent prematurely.