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Accident description
Last updated: 22 October 2016
Date:Sunday 20 October 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registration: PP-SAD
C/n / msn: 13764
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 19 / Occupants: 19
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Feijó Airport, AC (FEJ) (   Brazil)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Feijó Airport, AC (FEJ/SNOU), Brazil
Destination airport:?
Engine failure; crashed while trying to return to the airport.



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