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Last updated: 27 October 2021
Fecha:martes 14 octubre 1952
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Aerovias Brasil
Registración: PP-AXJ
Numéro de série: 6177
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 4 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 10 / Ocupantes: 14
Total:Fatalidades: 14 / Ocupantes: 18
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:San Francisco de Paula, RS (   Brasil)
Fase: En ruta (ENR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Porto Alegre Airport, RS (POA/SBPA), Brasil
Struck high ground.
The airplane operated on a flight from Rio de Janeiro to São Paulo, Porto Alegre, Brazil and Buenos Aires, Argentina. It departed São Paulo at 11:45.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "1) Navigational error - fault in not clearly estimating the actual location of the aircraft. 2) Adverse weather conditions."

» Folha da Manhã 15-10-1952


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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 São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP to Porto Alegre Airport, RS as the crow flies is 835 km (522 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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