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Last updated: 8 December 2021
Fecha:miércoles 14 julio 1948
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47A-70-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Aerovias Brasil
Registración: PP-AVO
Numéro de série: 19113
Ańo de Construcción: 1943
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 3 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 2 / Ocupantes: 2
Total:Fatalidades: 5 / Ocupantes: 6
Dańos en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Belém, PA (   Brasil)
Fase: Ascenso Inicial (ICL)
Aeropuerto de Salida:Belém/Val-de-Cans International Airport, PA (BEL/SBBE), Brasil
Aeropuerto de Llegada:?
The DC-3 took off from runway 06 and turned to the left. Control was lost and the aircraft crashed and caught fire.
The radio-operator survived the accident.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The pilot did not apply the procedure recommended by the airline and attempted to make a turn after takeoff below the specified altitude of 100 meters."

» Jornal do Brasil 15 July 1948, p6


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