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Last updated: 17 October 2019
Datum:Donnerstag 12 Juli 1951
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47B-13-DK (DC-3)
Betrieben durch:Loide Aéreo Nacional
Gemietet von :Linhas Aéreas Paulistas - LAP
Kennzeichen: PP-LPG
Werknummer: 26267/14822
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-90C
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 5 / Insassen: 5
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 28 / Insassen: 28
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 33 / Insassen: 33
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Aracaju Airport, SE (AJU) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Maceió Airport, AL (MCZ/SBMO), Brasilien
Flug nach:Aracaju Airport, SE (AJU/SBAR), Brasilien
An attempt to land at Aracaju was apparently abandoned as the aircraft overflew the runway and initiated a turn to the right. The DC-3 crashed during this turn.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot attempted a visual approach and made a turn at low altitude in adverse weather conditions."

» Daytona Beach Morning Journal - Jul 13, 1951


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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 Maceió Airport, AL to Aracaju Airport, SE as the crow flies is 215 km (134 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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