Narrative:The pilot steered the plane off the runway because of the presence of another plane on the runway. The aircraft stranded in soft ground and was guarded at night by two men. A candle was lit inside the plane, causing a fire. The cabin burned out, killing both guards.
|Date:||Sunday 7 November 1971|
|Operator:||VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo|
|C/n / msn:|| 2076|
|First flight:|| 1968|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Damaged beyond repair|
|Location:||Aragarças Airport, GO (ARS) ( Brazil)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Aragarças Airport, GO (ARS/SJVO), Brazil|
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.