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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2017
Status:
Date:Thursday 7 October 1948
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-15-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Linhas Aéreas Paulistas - LAP
Registration: PP-LPB
C/n / msn: 12723
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Campina Grande Airport, PB (CPV) (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Campina Grande Airport, PB (CPV/SBKG), Brazil
Narrative:
The aircraft bounced on landing and was caught by a crosswind gust, causing the DC-3 to veer off the side of the runway. The aircraft ended up in a ditch.



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