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Last updated: 23 March 2018
Datum:woensdag 10 april 1957
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-20-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:REAL Transportes Aťreos
Registratie: PP-ANX
Constructienummer: 13048
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 23 / inzittenden: 26
Totaal:slachtoffers: 26 / inzittenden: 30
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Ilha Anchieta, SP (   BraziliŽ)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Rio de Janeiro (unknown airport), RJ, BraziliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:S„o Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), BraziliŽ
The DC-3 was flying near Ubatuba when a no. 2 engine fire forced the crew to make an emergency descent for Ubatuba. Due to slight rain, the crew noticed Papagaio Peak (on Anchieta Island) when it was too late. The aircraft stalled during the evasive manoeuvre and crashed into the mountain.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Power plant failure for undetermined reasons."

» ICAO Accident Digest No.9, Circular 56-AN/51 (91)


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Douglas DC-3

  • ca 13.000 built
  • 3312e ongeval
  • 1186e dodelijk ongeval
  • 39e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 90e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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  • 6e zwaarste ongeval (toen het plaatsvond)
  • 25e zwaarste ongeval (op dit moment)
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