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Last updated: 26 July 2021
Estado:
Fecha:viernes 3 enero 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-277D
Operador:Varig
Registración: PP-VDL
Numéro de série: 4115
Año de Construcción: 1941
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 0
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 2
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Porto Alegre, RS (   Brasil)
Fase: Desconocido (UNK)
Naturaleza:Entrenamiento
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
Descripción:
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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