June 8, 1982
Near Sierra de Pacatuba, Brazil
VASP, Flight 168
The aircraft crashed into a 2,500 ft. mountain during an approach in heavy rain and fog.
Despite two altitude alert system warnings and the co-pilot's warning of the mountains
ahead, the captain continued to descend below the minimum descend altitude. Non-
observance of air traffic and carrier's procedures.
F/O = First Officer
CAPT = Captain
|F/O:||Can you see there are some hills in front?|
|CAPT:||What? There's what?|
|F/O:||Some hills, isn't there?|
|[Sound of impact]|
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