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Last updated: 24 January 2020
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Datum:Sonntag 15 März 1953
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Fluggesellschaft:Transportes Aéreos Catarinense
Kennzeichen: PP-AJA
Werknummer: 11844
Baujahr: 1943
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen:
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Salvador-Dois de Julho Airport, BA (SSA) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:Salvador-Dois de Julho International Airport, BA (SSA/SBSV), Brasilien
Flug nach:?
Unfallbericht:
The no. 2 engine failed immediately after takeoff. Returning to the airport, the DC-3 lost height and crash-landed.
One passenger and the captain were injured.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Error of judgement on the part of the pilot in not feathering or reducing power on the defective engine."

Informationsquelle:
» Folha da Noite 16 March 1953, p2


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