Date: August 20, 1962
Time: 2208
Location: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Operator: Panair do Brazil
Flight #: ?
Route: Rio de Janeiro - Lisbon
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-33
Registration: PP-PDT
cn / ln: 45273/121
Aboard: 105   (passengers:94  crew:11)
Fatalities: 15   (passengers:14  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: Rejected takeoff. Overran runway into the sea. Incorrect stabilizer setting. Stablizer setting changed from nose-up to nose-down position. Delayed decision to abort takeoff.

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