Crash of a Beechcraft D18S off Rio de Janeiro: 2 killed
Date & Time: Oct 30, 1974 at 0430 LT
Rio de Janeiro – Brasilia
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After a night takeoff from Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, while in initial climb, the airplane went out of control and crashed in flames into the Guanabara Bay few dozen yards offshore. Both crew members were killed. It was reported the aircraft caught fire shortly after rotation for unknown reason.