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Last updated: 18 September 2020
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Datum:Sonntag 3 April 1955
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-60-CK Commando
Fluggesellschaft:Companhia Itaú de Transportes Aéreos
Kennzeichen: PP-ITG
Werknummer: 437
Baujahr: 1945
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 3 / Insassen: 3
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:ca 3 km from Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Leerflug
Flug von:São Paulo (unknown airport), SP, Brasilien
Flug nach:Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX/SBVT), Brasilien
Unfallbericht:
Struck a hill 2 miles short of the runway while on an instrument approach.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Undetermined.

Informationsquelle:
» Jornal do Brasil 5 April 1955, p7


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