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Date:Tuesday 13 November 1979
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-1-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Consultoria Tecnica Operacional de AviašŃo
Registration: PT-KVT
MSN: 12147
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:5 km (3.1 mls) N of Cascavel Airport, PR (CAC) (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Departure airport:Iturama Airport, MG (SNYU), Brazil
Destination airport:Foz do Iguašu/Cataratas Airport, PR (IGU/SBFI), Brazil
The aircraft made a forced landing in a soy plantation here due to engine problems whilst low on fuel. It was found abandoned 35 days later with the cargo having been removed. Some instruments in the cockpit had also been removed.

» O Estado de S.Paulo 19 December 1978, p16


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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 Iturama Airport, MG to Foz do Iguašu/Cataratas Airport, PR as the crow flies is 784 km (490 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkĺs 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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