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Last updated: 23 October 2016
Datum:Dienstag 22 Februar 1983
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B732 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 737-2A1C
Fluggesellschaft:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Kennzeichen: PP-SNC
Werknummer: 21187/443
Baujahr: 1975-12-12 (7 years 2 months)
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-17
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Flug von:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brasilien
Flug nach:Manaus-Eduardo Gomes International Airport, AM (MAO/SBEG), Brasilien
During a simulated asymmetrical power takeoff, the co-pilot lost control. Thrust was increased, but the engine stalled. The Boeing then rolled left and crashed.

PROBABLE CAUSE: Failure to follow procedures, attempted operation with known deficiencies and inadequate supervision were factors.



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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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