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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 31619
Last updated: 17 September 2019
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Date:27-FEB-1978
Time:day
Type:Silhouette image of generic PA31 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Piper PA-31P Navajo
Owner/operator:Taquari Agro Comercial
Registration: PT-DTK
C/n / msn: 31P-62
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Avenida dos Bandeirantes, near Congonhas Airport, São Paulo -   Brazil
Phase: Take off
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:Congonhas Airport, São Paulo (CGH/SBSP)
Destination airport:
Narrative:
Built 1972, and first registered in Argentina as LV-PRY. Re-registered in Brazil as PT-DTK.

Crashed 27 February 1978: Accident shortly after takeoff from Congonhas Airport, São Paulo, Brazil, caused the death of the three people on board. (Pilot and two passengers). Aircraft seems to have made an attempt to make an immediate return to Congonhas Airport, hence the "Flight International" report as "Asymmetric approach, crashed in congested area" (see link #2)

Two workers working on the new runway at Avenida dos Bandeirantes, where the aircraft crashed, were also injured.

Sources:

1. Flight International 15 July 1978 at https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1978/1978
2. Flight International 20 January 1979 at https://www.flightglobal.com/pdfarchive/view/1979/1979
3. http://www.desastresaereos.net/ac_br_1978.htm
4. [LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.baaa-acro.com/1978/archives/crash-of-a-piper-pa-31-cheyenne-in-sao-paulo-3-killed/]
5. http://loudandclearisnotenought.blogspot.com/2015/11/lv-pry-piper-pa-31p-425-pressurized.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
27-Sep-2008 01:00 ASN archive Added
18-Sep-2009 03:27 harro Updated
09-May-2015 23:44 Dr. John Smith Updated [Nature, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2017 13:24 Dr. John Smith Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Cn, Location, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Narrative]
09-Sep-2017 13:31 Dr. John Smith Updated [Narrative]

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