Airplane Crash - Near Rio De Janeiro, Brazil 12/23/1946

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Near Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


Date12/23/1946
LocationNear Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
OperatorFAMA (Argentina)
RouteLondon - Buenos Aires.
TypeAvro 685 York I
RegistrationLV-XIG
Cn/In1365
Aboard21
Fatalities21
Ground0
SummaryPoor weather at the destination airport forced the crew to divert to Rio de Janeiro. While approaching to land the aircraft flew into a mountain, 14 miles from the airport.

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