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Last updated: 23 April 2018
Fecha:sábado 12 abril 1980
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-27C
Registración: PT-TYS
Numéro de série: 19111/297
Año de Construcción: 1966-07-01 (13 years 10 months)
Motores: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 8 / Ocupantes: 8
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 47 / Ocupantes: 50
Total:Fatalidades: 55 / Ocupantes: 58
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:24 km (15 milles) de Florianópolis-Hercilio Luz International Airport, SC (FLN) (   Brasil)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Florianópolis-Hercilio Luz International Airport, SC (FLN/SBFL), Brasil
Número de Vuelo: 303
The Boeing was off course during an instrument approach to Florianopolis and struck a hill. The aircraft was flown by an inspector pilot on a training mission. A severe thunderstorm was active in the area.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES: Misjudged speed and distance, inadequate flight supervision, failure to initiate a go-around and improper operation of the engines.

» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/94 (#7)


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
01 JUL 1966 N7272 Braniff Airways
28 NOV 1975 PT-TYS Transbrazil

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP to Florianópolis-Hercilio Luz International Airport, SC as the crow flies is 486 km (304 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

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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