Descripción del Accidente ASN 03 NOV 1967 Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 214 PP-SDJ - Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB)
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Estado:Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Fecha:viernes 3 noviembre 1967
Tipo:Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 214
Operador:Sadia Transportes Aéreos
Registración: PP-SDJ
Numéro de série: 190
Año de Construcción: 1965
Horas Totales de la Célula:3191
Motores: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart (series unknown)
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 18 / Ocupantes: 20
Total:Fatalidades: 21 / Ocupantes: 25
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:25 km (15.6 milles) E of Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB) (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB/SBCT), Brasil
The aircraft collided with a hill (Marumbi Peak) at 4635 feet during an IFR descent pattern for runway 15.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilot error through improper procedure in instrument flight. a) Lack of a dynamic programme for aircraft accident prevention; b) Non-confirmation over Curitiba Afonso Pena NDB; c) Inaccurate position relative to Curitiba/Bacheri NDB; d) Failure to use VOR equipment; e) Failure to execute all the phases of the descent, with assumed interception of downwind leg without confirmation of position; f) Momentary radio-direction finding indication of inaccurate fix."

» ICAO Digest 18 (Circular 96) Volume II
» El Tiempo 5 November 1967, p3


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Distance from São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP to Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR as the crow flies is 330 km (206 miles).
Accident location: Exact; as reported in the official accident report.

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