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Last updated: 4 December 2021
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Date:Thursday 27 August 1959
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:REAL Transportes Aéreos
Registration: PP-AVY
MSN: 13632
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 28
Aircraft damage: Substantial
Aircraft fate: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Maringá Airport, PR (MGF) (   Brazil)
Phase: Approach (APR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:São Paulo (unknown airport), SP, Brazil
Destination airport:Maringá Regional Airport, PR (MGF/SBMH), Brazil
Narrative:
The aircraft contacted a hill on approach to Maringá Airport, Brazil. The aircraft sustained substantial damage but just two of the 28 occupants were injured.

Sources:
» O Estado de S.Paulo 2 September 1959, p6


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