Accident
Last updated: 23 October 2014
Status:Schlussbericht
Datum:Freitag 3 November 1967
Zeit:ca 11:30
Flugzeugtyp:Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 214
Fluggesellschaft:Sadia Transportes Aéreos
Kennzeichen: PP-SDJ
Werknummer: 190
Baujahr: 1965
Betriebsstunden:3191
Triebwerk: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart (series unknown)
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 18 / Insassen: 20
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 21 / Insassen: 25
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:25 km (15.6 Meilen) E of Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB) (   Brasilien) show on map
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brasilien
Flug nach:Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB/SBCT), Brasilien
Unfallbericht:
The aircraft collided with a hill at 4635 feet during an IFR descent pattern for runway 15.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilot error through improper procedure in instrument flight. a) Lack of a dynamic programme for aircraft accident prevention; b) Non-confirmation over Curitiba Afonso Pena NDB; c) Inaccurate position relative to Curitiba/Bacheri NDB; d) Failure to use VOR equipment; e) Failure to execute all the phases of the descent, with assumed interception of downwind leg without confirmation of position; f) Momentary radio-direction finding indication of inaccurate fix."

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Digest 18 (Circular 96) Volume II
» El Tiempo 5 November 1967, p3


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Distance from São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP to Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR as the crow flies is 330 km (206 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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