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Last updated: 17 January 2022
Fecha:jueves 28 febrero 1952
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A-393
Operador:Panair do Brasil
Registración: PP-PCN
Numéro de série: 3284
Año de Construcción: 1941
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 6 / Ocupantes: 27
Total:Fatalidades: 9 / Ocupantes: 31
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Uberlândia Airport, MG (UDI) (   Brasil)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO (GYN/SBGO), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Uberlândia Airport, MG (UDI/SBUL), Brasil
Número de Vuelo: 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."


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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.
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