ASN logo
Last updated: 19 January 2022
Datum:Donnerstag 28 Februar 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-393
Fluggesellschaft:Panair do Brasil
Kennzeichen: PP-PCN
Werknummer: 3284
Baujahr: 1941
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 27
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 9 / Insassen: 31
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Uberlândia Airport, MG (UDI) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Anfangssteigflug (ICL)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO (GYN/SBGO), Brasilien
Flug nach:Uberlândia Airport, MG (UDI/SBUL), Brasilien
Flugnummer: 389
The wing struck trees while going around. Consequently the airplane crashed.
It operated on flight 389 from Goiânia to Rio de Janeiro. Uberlândia was the first planned stop for the flight.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Error of judgement on the part of the pilot."


Add your photo of this accident or aircraft

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO to Uberlândia Airport, MG as the crow flies is 271 km (169 miles).

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.
languages: languages