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Date:Tuesday 12 November 1974
Time:06:45
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2050
MSN: 11811
First flight: 1943
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Total:Fatalities: 7 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Tomé-Açu, PA (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brazil
Destination airport:Porto Nacional Airport, TO (PNB/SBPN), Brazil
Narrative:
The C-47 transport plane impacted a tress while the crew attempted a forced landing.

Sources:
» Folha de Sao Paulo 13 November 1974, p1+13


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Distance from Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA to Porto Nacional Airport, TO as the crow flies is 1034 km (646 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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