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Last updated: 20 September 2019
Fecha:viernes 18 mayo 1951
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-45-DK (DC-3)
Operador:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registración: PP-SPL
Numéro de série: 34274/17011
Año de Construcción: 1945
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 3
Total:Fatalidades: 7 / Ocupantes: 7
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:8 km (5 milles) de Rancharia, SP (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:Santa Cruz do Rio Pardo, SP, Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Presidente Prudente Airport, SP (PPB/SBDN), Brasil
Hit high ground in bad weather.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilot's imprudence in attempting to fly visual in unfavourable weather conditions and very poor visibility."

» Folha da Manhã 19 May 1951, p1


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