Accident description
Last updated: 18 April 2014
Status:
Date:Wednesday 3 March 1965
Type:Silhouette image of generic VISC model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Vickers 701C Viscount
Operator:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registration: PP-SRQ
C/n / msn: 65
First flight: 1955
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG) (   Brazil) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro-Galeão International Airport, RJ (GIG/SBGL), Brazil
Narrative:
A no. 4 engine failure was simulated on take-off. The student was unable to maintain directional control and the Viscount veered off the runway.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Errors off judgement on the part of the instructor. 1) Incorrect manoeuvre; 2) Incorrect training instruction; 3) Incorrect planning and faulty use of controls during ground 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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