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Last updated: 26 January 2020
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Datum:zondag 15 maart 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-DK (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Transportes Aťreos Catarinense
Registratie: PP-AJA
Constructienummer: 11844
Bouwjaar: 1943
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden:
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 6
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:nabij Salvador-Dois de Julho Airport, BA (SSA) (   BraziliŽ)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Vracht
Vliegveld van vertrek:Salvador-Dois de Julho International Airport, BA (SSA/SBSV), BraziliŽ
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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."

Bronnen:
» Folha da Noite 16 March 1953, p2


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