Accident Douglas DC-3A-393 PP-PCN,
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Date:Thursday 28 February 1952
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas DC-3A-393
Owner/operator:Panair do Brasil
Registration: PP-PCN
MSN: 3284
Year of manufacture:1941
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830
Fatalities:Fatalities: 9 / Occupants: 31
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:near Uberlândia-Eduardo Gomes Airport, MG (UDI) -   Brazil
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Goiânia-Santa Genoveva Airport, GO (GYN/SBGO)
Destination airport:Uberlândia-Eduardo Gomes Airport, MG (UDI/SBUL)
The wing struck trees while going around. Consequently the airplane crashed.
It operated on flight 389 from Goiânia to Rio de Janeiro. Uberlândia was the first planned stop for the flight.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Error of judgement on the part of the pilot."


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