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Last updated: 27 January 2022
Datum:woensdag 6 september 1961
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-40-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:REAL Transportes Aéreos
Registratie: PP-AVL
Constructienummer: 9886
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Concórdia, SC (   Brazilië)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brazilië
Vliegveld van aankomst:Concórdia Airport, SC (CCI/SSCK), Brazilië
The DC-3, which was carrying a cargo of frozen meat, crashed into a hill some 1500 m short of the Concórdia runway in adverse weather conditions.

A newspaper report at the time suggested the accident occurred during an emergency landing near Videira, SC when both engines (!) caught fire in flight.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Continuation of visual flight in adverse weather conditions."

» Folha de São Paulo 7 September 1961, p16


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP en Concórdia Airport, SC bedraagt 668 km (418 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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