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Accident description
Last updated: 19 October 2017
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Date:Friday 4 February 1972
Type:Silhouette image of generic A748 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Hawker Siddeley HS-748-235 Srs. 2A
Operator:Varig
Registration: PP-VDU
C/n / msn: 1632
First flight: 1968
Crew:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Passengers:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 0
Total:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Airplane damage: Damaged beyond repair
Location:Porto Alegre Airport, RS (POA) (   Brazil)
Phase: Takeoff (TOF)
Nature:Training
Departure airport:Porto Alegre Airport, RS (POA/SBPA), Brazil
Destination airport:Porto Alegre Airport, RS (POA/SBPA), Brazil
Narrative:
The takeoff was performed with a simulated engine failure (no. 2) and without water-methanol injection. The HS-748 stalled after lift-off and crashed with the gear retracted. Some sources report a date of February 9, 1972.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Incorrect procedure used by the instructor by simulating the engine failure below V1 and attempting to unstick the aircraft below minimum control speed.



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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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