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Last updated: 26 July 2021
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Datum:vrijdag 3 januari 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas DC-3-277D
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Varig
Registratie: PP-VDL
Constructienummer: 4115
Bouwjaar: 1941
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 0
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 2
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Porto Alegre, RS (   BraziliŽ)
Fase: Onbekend (UNK)
Soort vlucht:Training
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:?
Beschrijving:
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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This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Networkís opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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