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Last updated: 26 July 2021
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Datum:Freitag 3 Januar 1958
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-277D
Fluggesellschaft:Varig
Kennzeichen: PP-VDL
Werknummer: 4115
Baujahr: 1941
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 0
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 0 / Insassen: 2
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Porto Alegre, RS (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Unbekannt (UNK)
Betriebsart:Ausbildungsflug
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Unfallbericht:
The aircraft was on a training flight when the instructor shut down the no. 2 engine. Flying at low altitude over the runway the DC-3 drifted to the right. This was corrected by the instructor by using rudder control, but the plane attained a dangerous attitude. Power was cut and the aircraft was crash-landed.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Error of judgement on the part of the instructor."



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