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Accident description
Last updated: 17 October 2017
Status:
Date:Wednesday 16 February 1949
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47 (DC-3)
Operator:Francisco Pignatari
Registration: registration unknown
C/n / msn:
First flight:
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 6
Airplane damage: Substantial
Location:Montevideo (   Uruguay)
Phase: Landing (LDG)
Nature:Executive
Departure airport:?
Destination airport:?
Narrative:
Brazilian airplane overturned on landing. Owner Francisco Pignatari. Two occupants injured.

Sources:
» El Tiempo 18 February 1949, p8
» Folha da Manha 17 February 1949, p1


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