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Last updated: 3 August 2020
Fecha:martes 15 mayo 1951
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Linhas Aéreas Paulistas - LAP
Registración: PP-LPC
Numéro de série: 19120
Año de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 16
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:ca 3 km W of Maceió Airport, AL (MCZ) (   Brasil)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Maceió Airport, AL (MCZ/SBMO), Brasil
The aircraft hit a tree on a forested hill between Rio Largo and Tabuleiro dos Pintos on approach to Maceió Airport, Brazil.The landing gear was damaged and the aircraft crash-landed onto the runway.

» Jornal do Brasil 16 May 1951, p8
» Jornal do Brasil 17 May 1951, p6


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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 Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ to Maceió Airport, AL as the crow flies is 1678 km (1049 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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