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Accident description
Last updated: 1 June 2016
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Date:Sunday 4 August 1963
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-49E (DC-3DST-144)
Operator:Sadia Transportes Aéreos
Registration: PP-SLL
C/n / msn: 1500
First flight: 1936
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 6
Total:Fatalities: 10 / Occupants: 10
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ibicaré, SC (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Joaçaba Airport, SC (JCB/SSJA), Brazil
Destination airport:Videira Airport, SC (VIA/SSVI), Brazil
Narrative:
The DC-3 took off from Joaçaba for a VFR flight to Videira, Brazil. Weather at Videira was 8/8 stratus at 360 feet and visibility 8 km. Visibility became poor when approaching Videira and the flight was carried out at 150 feet. Near Videira, the plane crashed into Mount Ibicaré, 30 feet below the summit.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Continuation of VFR flight in adverse weather conditions."

Sources:
» The Age - Aug 7, 1963
» A Noite 6 August 1963, p10


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Distance from Joaçaba Airport, SC to Videira Airport, SC as the crow flies is 45 km (28 miles).

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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