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Last updated: 14 July 2020
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Date:Tuesday 29 March 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC2 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-2-243
Operator:Aerovias Brasil
Registration: PP-MGA
C/n / msn: 2058
First flight: 1939
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 3
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Belo Horizonte-Carlos Prates Airport, MG (   Brazil)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:Belo Horizonte-Carlos Prates Airport, MG (SBPR), Brazil
Narrative:
The DC-2 overshot into a ditch after landing. The aircraft caught fire but the crew members escaped unhurt.

Classification:
Runway excursion

Sources:
» Correio da Manha 31 March 1949, p5


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