Accident description
Last updated: 28 November 2014
Status:
Date:Tuesday 4 January 1977
Type:BAC One-Eleven 520FN
Operator:Transbrasil
Registration: PP-SDS
C/n / msn: 236
First flight: 1971
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 37
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 42
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:São Paulo-Viracopos Airport, SP (VCP) (   Brazil) show on map
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:São Paulo/Campinas-Viracopos International Airport, SP (VCP/SBKP), Brazil
Narrative:
An improper flare caused the aircraft to land heavily 450m down the runway. The aircraft bounced and touched down again nosegear first. The nose gear collapsed and the aircraft served off the runway, crossed a trench, skidded for 360m and came to rest.

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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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