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Last updated: 11 December 2019
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Date:Thursday 14 December 1950
Time:09:10
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-50-DK (DC-3)
Operator:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registration: PP-SPW
C/n / msn: 34364/17097
First flight: 1945
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 1 / Occupants: 20
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Ribeirão Preto, SP (   Brazil)
Phase: Initial climb (ICL)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ribeirão Preto-Leite Lopes Airport, SP (RAO/SBRP), Brazil
Destination airport:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brazil
Narrative:
Crashed into houses following engine failure after takeoff.

Sources:
» Folha da Manhã 15-12-1950


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Distance from Ribeirão Preto-Leite Lopes Airport, SP to São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP as the crow flies is 299 km (187 miles).

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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