Narrative:Crashed outside the airfield after the 3rd attempt to land.
|Date:||Sunday 23 August 1953|
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
|Operator:||REAL Transportes Aéreos|
|C/n / msn:|| 4732|
|First flight:|| 1942|
|Engines:|| 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Campo Grande, MS (Brazil)
|Phase:|| Unknown (UNK)|
|Destination airport:||Campo Grande Internacional Airport, MS (CGR/SBCG), Brazil|
PROBABLE CAUSE: "1) Error of judgement on the part of the pilot in flying the aircraft below the prescribed safety altitude in strong gusty conditions. 2) Ground lighting insufficient for landing at night especially in adverse weather conditions."
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.