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Last updated: 20 June 2018
Fecha:jueves 12 julio 1951
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-13-DK (DC-3)
Operado por:Loide Aéreo Nacional
Alquilado a :Linhas Aéreas Paulistas - LAP
Registración: PP-LPG
Numéro de série: 26267/14822
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 5
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 28 / Ocupantes: 28
Total:Fatalidades: 33 / Ocupantes: 33
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:cerca Aracaju Airport, SE (AJU) (   Brasil)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Maceió Airport, AL (MCZ/SBMO), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Aracaju Airport, SE (AJU/SBAR), Brasil
An attempt to land at Aracaju was apparently abandoned as the aircraft overflew the runway and initiated a turn to the right. The DC-3 crashed during this turn.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot attempted a visual approach and made a turn at low altitude in adverse weather conditions."

» Daytona Beach Morning Journal - Jul 13, 1951


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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 Maceió Airport, AL to Aracaju Airport, SE as the crow flies is 215 km (134 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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