Sao Paulo, Brazil – Airplane Crashes Into Gas Station on Landing

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    Sao Paulo, Brazil – A passenger plane carrying 174 people crashed into a gas station at Sao Paulo's Congonhas airport after failing to brake in time upon landing.

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    Air Force Command confirmed the fire but could not say how many people were on board, if any, at the time of the accident, and whether there were any victims. [Reuters – VIN]

    U/D 7:45pm
    Brazilian media reported the The Tam airline’s Airbus-320 crashed into a building or warehouse owned by Tam, and television images showed images of firefighters spraying water onto the building bearing a Tam sign.

    Tam Linhas Aereas flight was en route to Sao Paulo from the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre. There were no immediate reports of injuries or deaths by authorities.

    U/D 21:15
    According to rescue crews, there are no survivors, as many as 200 people have died in the plane crash with some on the ground.

    U/D: 07/18/07. 14:29
    The president of Brazilian airline says there were no survivors on jet that crashed with 186 people aboard.


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    biGwheeel
    biGwheeel
    16 years ago

    Anon: 8:45PM
    May Ku Mashma Lun?! That you survived! B”H.

    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    Yes, were in the middle of the 9 days.

    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    there may have been some frum people on board.

    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    I flew that Airline and same type of Aircraft from Sao Palo to Rio 2 years ago.

    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    Thanks for adding the picture, now we have an idea what happend

    Anonymous
    Anonymous
    16 years ago

    did it hit the pumps?
    did it burst into flames?
    any injuries?
    on how many MPH was the plane flying when it hit the gas station?
    anybody with updates please update!