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Last updated: 17 October 2019
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Date:Friday 15 July 1966
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-25-DK (DC-3)
Operator:Varig
Registration: PP-YPT
C/n / msn: 13488
First flight: 1944
Engines: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 4
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 16
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 20
Aircraft damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Campo Largo, PR (   Brazil)
Phase: Unknown (UNK)
Nature:Domestic Scheduled Passenger
Departure airport:Ponta Grossa-Sant'Ana Airport, PR (PGZ/SSZW), Brazil
Destination airport:Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB/SBCT), Brazil
Narrative:
Damaged beyond repair following a crash-landing in a field.

Sources:
» Renato Hundsdorfer (E-mail, 16-5-2012)


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Distance from Ponta Grossa-Sant'Ana Airport, PR to Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR as the crow flies is 104 km (65 miles).
Accident location: Approximate; accuracy within a few kilometers.

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s 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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