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Last updated: 12 December 2018
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Datum:Samstag 12 April 1980
Zeit:20:38
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic B721 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Boeing 727-27C
Fluggesellschaft:Transbrasil
Kennzeichen: PT-TYS
Werknummer: 19111/297
Baujahr: 1966-07-01 (13 years 10 months)
Triebwerk: 3 Pratt & Whitney JT8D-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 8 / Insassen: 8
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 47 / Insassen: 50
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 55 / Insassen: 58
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:24 km (15 Meilen) von Florianópolis-Hercilio Luz International Airport, SC (FLN) (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Annäherung (APR)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP), Brasilien
Flug nach:Florianópolis-Hercilio Luz International Airport, SC (FLN/SBFL), Brasilien
Flugnummer: 303
Unfallbericht:
The Boeing was off course during an instrument approach to Florianopolis and struck a hill. The aircraft was flown by an inspector pilot on a training mission. A severe thunderstorm was active in the area.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSES: Misjudged speed and distance, inadequate flight supervision, failure to initiate a go-around and improper operation of the engines.

Informationsquelle:
» ICAO Adrep Summary 5/94 (#7)


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Aircraft history
date registration operator remarks
01 JUL 1966 N7272 Braniff Airways
28 NOV 1975 PT-TYS Transbrazil

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Distance from São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP to Florianópolis-Hercilio Luz International Airport, SC as the crow flies is 486 km (304 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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