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Last updated: 20 October 2019
Datum:vrijdag 18 mei 1951
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-45-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registratie: PP-SPL
Constructienummer: 34274/17011
Bouwjaar: 1945
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 4 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 3 / inzittenden: 3
Totaal:slachtoffers: 7 / inzittenden: 7
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:8 km (5 mijl) van Rancharia, SP (   Brazilië)
Fase: Kruisvlucht (ENR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Santa Cruz do Rio Pardo, SP, Brazilië
Vliegveld van aankomst:Presidente Prudente Airport, SP (PPB/SBDN), Brazilië
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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