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Picture of the Curtiss C-46D Commando (CW-20B-2) aircraft

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PP-VBI (cn 33100) On a flight from Sao Paulo to Porto Alegre, a fire broke out in the aft cargo hold. An emergency landing in a hilly farm field was attempted under very difficult circumstances, hindered by a smoke-filled cockpit and panic-stricken passengers. 31 out of the 36 people on board survived.
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