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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Date:Tuesday 7 August 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2028
MSN: 11843
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Guaratiba, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro-Santa Cruz Air Force Base, RJ (SNZ/SBSC), Brazil
Struck a hillside, reportedly following an engine failure.

» El Tiempo 9 August 1951, p.8
» Folha da Manhã 8 August 1951, p.1
» Correio da Manhã 8 August 1951, p5


photo of Douglas-C-47A-DK-2028
accident date: 07-08-1951
type: Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
registration: 2028
This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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