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Last updated: 16 November 2018
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Date:Saturday 7 October 1978
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:M.S. Consultoria Técnica Operacional de Aviação
Registration: PT-KVU
C/n / msn: 12356
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 19
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Belo Horizonte-Carlos Prates Airport, MG (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Domestic Non Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:São Paulo (unknown airport), SP, Brazil
Destination airport:Belo Horizonte-Carlos Prates Airport, MG (SBPR), Brazil
Narrative:
The aircraft touched down 500 feet down the runway and overran due to failure of the brakes. It fell down a 30 m drop off.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Jornal do brasil 9=8 Oct. 1978 (p.21)


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