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Last updated: 19 June 2019
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Date:Sunday 3 June 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3A
Operating for:Aerovias Brasil
Leased from:TACA International Airlines
Registration: YS-22
C/n / msn: 11724
First flight: 1943
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:near Ipiabas, RJ (   Brazil)
Phase: En route (ENR)
Nature:Cargo
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
The aircraft was destroyed by fire when it crashed during a forced landing on the embankment of the Réde Mineira de Viação railway line.
The aircraft was carrying a cargo of silk when an in-flight fire caused the crew to perform a forced landing.

Classification:

Forced landing outside airport

Sources:
» Folha da Noite 5 June 1945
» Correio da Manhã 6 June 1945, p2


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