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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 28 January 1981
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3
Operator:Sudene-Superintendência do Desenvolvimento do Nordeste
Registration: PP-ZNU
C/n / msn:
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Petrolina, PE (   Brazil)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Unknown
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Crashed.

PP-ZNU was quoted being msn 20126. However, this seems impossible since msn 20126 was originally delivered as 43-15660 to USAAF. Photographic evidence shows that this aircraft was destroyed by fire in an accident in December 1944.

Sources:
» www.douglas-dc-3.org


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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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