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Datum:Freitag 11 Juni 1976
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:RICO Taxi Aéreo
Kennzeichen: PP-AJC
Werknummer: 20402
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 14
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 17
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:between Pauana and Alto Solimões, AM (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer außerplanmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Carauari Airport, AM (CAF/SWCA), Brasilien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft operated on a charter flight from Carauari to Pefe, carrying personnel of Projeto Radam. At ten minutes from the destination, the engines lost power due to fuel pump problems. The aircraft was not able to maintain altitude and a forced landing was performed in a river.

Informationsquelle:
» O Estado de S.Paulo 12 June 1976, p17
» aeromuseu.com.br
» Aviation Letter


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