Aviation Photo #0527213 Boeing 737-33R - Varig

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The sign says: "STOP, DANGER". The drawing occured at least twice for real! Nice view of VarigĀ“s 733 and the Sugar Loaf. The most beautiful approach in the world in my opinion. [Kodak DX6490]
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    Rio de Janeiro - Santos Dumont
    Brazil
    March 3, 2004
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Anonymous
10 years ago
This is a great picture! I love the backdrop of the mountain! As regards the sign, I saw on an episode of Mythbusters where they attempted to recreate the accident using a jet engine on a trailer and a Chrysler taxi cab. The problem was the jet engine wasn't big enough to push the car over!
Anonymous
7 years ago
This is the santos dumont airport (rio de janeiro) and this is the boeing737-300 varig approuchin in juliet 8 to land 02r. that montain is the "p
Anonymous
7 years ago
A 737 may not blow over a car but any heavies would do it without breaking a sweat.
Anonymous
7 years ago
For the american mates below:
Yes, the engines from a Boeing 737 can blow a car! It happened once to a cab that was passing right after a VASP Boeing 737-300, while it was accelerating for take-off... The cab rolled over itself twice or three times, hit the rocks on the shore and got to the water...
Anonymous
7 years ago
It was all over the news when it happened, unfortunately, the cab driver ignored all the signs and decided to cross anyway... Belive me, it is not a mith, it has happened before in this airport.
Anonymous
6 years ago
Great

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