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Last updated: 16 January 2022
Datum:woensdag 13 december 1950
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registratie: PP-SPT
Constructienummer: 20543
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 16
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 20
Slachtoffers op de grond:slachtoffers: 3
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Londrina, PR (   Brazilië)
Fase: Initiële klim (ICL)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Londrina Airport, PR (LDB/SBLO), Brazilië
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
The aircraft was just airborne when no. 1 engine power was lost. The aircraft crashed and caught fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "1) Engine failure during takeoff. 2) Pilot error - short takeoff procedure used on an airfield where such a maneuver was not necessary."

» Folha da Manhã 14-12-1950


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