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Accident description
Last updated: 11 December 2017
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Date:Friday 26 May 1950
Time:16:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registration: PP-SRV
C/n / msn: 25985/14540
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 24
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH) (   Brazil)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brazil
Destination airport:Ribeirão Preto-Leite Lopes Airport, SP (RAO/SBRP), Brazil
Narrative:
The takeoff from Sao Paulo had to be aborted because of the failure of the no. 2 engine. The DC-3 ran off the runway and collided with a pile of earth pushing the no. 1 engine into the fuselage.
The aircraft operated on a flight from São Paulo-Congonhas Airport to Ribeirão Preto and São José do Rio Preto, Brazil.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Total failure of starboard engine on takeoff run."

Classification:

Runway excursion

Sources:
» Folha da Manha 27 May 1950, p5


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Distance from São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP to Ribeirão Preto-Leite Lopes Airport, SP as the crow flies is 299 km (187 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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