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Last updated: 24 October 2021
Datum:woensdag 20 april 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Transportes Carga Aťrea - TCA
Registratie: PP-ASB
Constructienummer: 20467
Bouwjaar: 1944
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Porto Nacional, TO (   BraziliŽ)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Onbekend
Vliegveld van vertrek:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), BraziliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:Porto Nacional Airport, TO (PNB/SBPN), BraziliŽ
The approach to Porto Nacional Airport was abandoned and the pilot applied full power. The no. 1 engine failed and control was lost. The C-47 struck the ground, causing the left main gear to be sheared off. The aircraft was destroyed by fire.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Hydraulic system and port engine failure for reasons undetermined due to destruction by fire."


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Deze kaart geeft het vliegveld van vetrek weer en de geplande bestemming van de vlucht. De lijn tussen de vliegvelden geeft niet de exacte vliegroute weer.
De afstand tussen Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ en Porto Nacional Airport, TO bedraagt 1460 km (913 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís 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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