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Last updated: 22 October 2020
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Datum:Montag 6 Juni 1949
Zeit:ca 14:00
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-50-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Kennzeichen: 2023
Werknummer: 34365/17098
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 6 / Insassen: 6
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 22 / Insassen: 22
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 28 / Insassen: 28
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 20 km E of Florianópolis, SC (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Militär
Flug von:Florianópolis Air Force Base, SC (FLN/SBFL), Brasilien
Flug nach:Porto Alegre-Canoas Air Base, RS (SBCO), Brasilien
Unfallbericht:
Shortly after takeoff from Florianópolis, the C-47 ran into heavy overcast. Four minutes after the crew radioed that they were flying on instruments, the airplane flew into the side of Cambirela Peak in the foothills of the Serra da Boa Vista.

Informationsquelle:
» Peak Disaster (Time 20-06-1949)
» Folha da Manhã 8 June 1949, p3


Fotos

photo of Douglas-C-47B-2023
accident date: 06-06-1949
type: Douglas C-47B (DC-3)
registration: 2023
 

Map
This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Florianópolis Air Force Base, SC to Porto Alegre-Canoas Air Base, RS as the crow flies is 357 km (223 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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