Accident Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3) PP-AJC,
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Date:Friday 11 June 1976
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:RICO Taxi Aéreo
Registration: PP-AJC
MSN: 20402
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 17
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:between Pauana and Alto Solimões, AM -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Non-Scheduled/charter/Air Taxi
Departure airport:Carauari Airport, AM (CAF/SWCA)
Destination airport:
The aircraft operated on a charter flight from Carauari to Pefe, carrying personnel of Projeto Radam. At ten minutes from the destination, the engines lost power due to fuel pump problems. The aircraft was not able to maintain altitude and a forced landing was performed in a river.


O Estado de S.Paulo 12 June 1976, p17
Aviation Letter

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