1996 Brazilian flight crashes seconds after takeoff

Shortly into TAM Flight 402's takeoff from Congonhas Airport, the pilots are stunned when the plane tilts dangerously to the right. Seconds later, it crashes into a crowded Sao Paulo neighborhood. (3:24)

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