VASP Boeing 737-2M9 plane crash
Rio Branco, Brazil
The aircraft, on a passenger flight from Belém and Manaus, crash-landed short of runway 06 at Rio Branco in poor weather conditions. The Boeing skidded approximately 2,000 feet across the runway and came to a stop in the grass adjacent to the runway surface, suffering substantial damage. No serious injuries were reported among the 87 passengers and six crewmembers aboard.