Airplane Crash - Near Carolina, Brazil 04/29/1952

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Carolina, Brazil


Date04/29/1952
Time04:40
LocationNear Carolina, Brazil
OperatorPan American World Airways
Flight #202
RouteRio de Janeiro - New York City
TypeBoeing 377-10-26 Stratocruiser
RegistrationN1039V
Cn/In15939/12
Aboard50
Fatalities50
Ground0
SummaryThe flight crashed into the jungle about 887 nm NNW of Rio de Janerio. Separation of the propeller blade leading to separation of the No. 2 engine due to highly unbalance forces, leading to the distintegration of the aircraft. The aircraft was named 'Clipper Good Hope.'

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