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Last updated: 25 September 2021
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Date:Monday 7 May 1956
Time:ca 20:00
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-5-DK (DC-3)
Operator:VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo
Registration: PP-SPX
MSN: 12257
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH) (   Brazil)
Phase: Standing (STD)
Nature:-
Departure airport:-
Destination airport:-
Narrative:
The aircraft caught fire while in a hangar.

Classification:
Damaged on the ground

Sources:
» Correio de Manhã, 9 May 1956
» The Douglas DC-1/DC-2/DC-3 - the first seventy years / J.M. Gradidge


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