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Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2017
Estado:
Fecha:lunes 8 abril 1963
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC7 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-7C
Operador:Panair do Brasil
Registración: PP-PDM
Numéro de série: 45124/808
Año de Construcción: 1957
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG) (   Brasil)
Fase: Despegue (TOF)
Naturaleza:Entrenamiento
Aeropuerto de Salida:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
During the takeoff run, shortly after V1, the nose gear collapsed. The DC-7 slid along the runway. The no. 2 and 3 engines were torn off, damaging the fuel tanks, causing a fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Premature retraction of the landing gear during the takeoff run."



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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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