Accident
Last updated: 21 November 2014
Status:
Datum:Freitag 15 August 1952
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Viaçao Aérea Santos Dumont
Kennzeichen: PP-SDD
Werknummer: 20435
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: / Insassen:
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Guaíra Airport, PR (QGA) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Unbekannt
Flug von:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, Brasilien
Flug nach:Asunción-Silvio Pettirossi International Airport (ASU/SGAS), Paraguay
Unfallbericht:
Destination Asuncion could not be located in worsening weather conditions. The aircraft crashed while attempting to land at the diversion airport of Guaira.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "1) Lack of radio aids in the area. 2) Error on the part of the pilot who lost his way and decided to land in hurried conditions. 3) Deficient preparation of flight plan by the Airline and approval of an incorrect flight plan by the Area Control."

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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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