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Last updated: 24 September 2021
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Datum:Donnerstag 5 Mai 1949
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-5-CK Commando
Fluggesellschaft:O. Steiner
Kennzeichen: PP-DKF
Werknummer: 52
Baujahr: 1944
Triebwerk: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 2
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 2 / Insassen: 6
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:nahe Abaetetuba, PA (   Brasilien)
Flugphase: Während des Fluges (ENR)
Betriebsart:Frachtflug
Flug von:?
Flug nach:Belém (unknown airport), PA, Brasilien
Unfallbericht:
The C-46 transport plane was flying a cargo of meat from an airport in Goiás State to Belém, Brazil.
It crashed on the right bank of Rio Moju, near Abaetatuba, southwest of Belém. The wreckage was located by a Brazilian Air Force plane. Pilot Pedro Steiner Filho and passenger Salomão Solíno died. Co-pilot Alfredo Avelino and three other passengers injured and transported to Belém by ship.

Informationsquelle:
» A Noite 7 May 1949, p2
» Correio da Manhã 7 May 1949, p5


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