Narrative:The pilot steered the plane off the runway because of the presence of another plane on the runway. The aircraft stranded in soft ground and was guarded at night by two men. A candle was lit inside the plane, causing a fire. The cabin burned out, killing both guards.
|Date:||07 NOV 1971|
|Operator:||VASP - Viação Aérea São Paulo|
|C/n / msn:|| 2076|
|First flight:|| 1968|
|Crew:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Passengers:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Total:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: |
|Airplane damage:|| Written off|
|Airplane fate:|| Written off (damaged beyond repair)|
|Location:||Aragarças Airport, GO (ARS) (Brazil)
|Phase:|| Landing (LDG)|
|Destination airport:||Aragarcas Airport, GO (ARS), Brazil|
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.