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Accident description
Last updated: 27 November 2015
Date:Sunday 30 September 1973
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3A)
Operator:Aeronorte Industria e Comercio Ltda
Registration: PT-CEV
C/n / msn: 20182
First flight: 1944
Crew:Fatalities: 4 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 5 / Occupants: 5
Total:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 9
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Miritituba, PA (   Brazil)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
The crew started the takeoff roll at a point 200m down the runway, with a runway distance remaining of 1080m. The DC-3 climbed slowly, entered a right turn, stalled and crashed in flames.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Power loss on one or both engines, caused by maintenance deficiencies or fuel contamination.


Loss of control



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