Date: March 05, 1967
Time: 02:56
Location: Monrovia, Liberia
Operator: Varig
Flight #: 837
Route: Rome - Monrovia
AC Type: McDonnell Douglas DC-8-33
Registration: PP-PEA
cn / ln: 45253/5
Aboard: 90   (passengers:71  crew:19)
Fatalities: 51   (passengers:50  crew:1)
Ground: 5
Summary: Crashed on short of the runway during approach. Crew error. The failure of the pilot to arrest the fast descent at a low altitude upon which he had erroneously decided after coming in too high.

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