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Last updated: 28 September 2021
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Fecha:domingo 15 abril 1951
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Curtiss C-46A-45-CU Commando
Operador:Loide Aéreo Nacional
Registración: PP-LDC
Numéro de série: 30443
Año de Construcción: 1944
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes:
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 38
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Guanabara Bay, RJ (   Brasil)
Fase: Aterrizaje (LDG)
Naturaleza:Pasajeros
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Rio de Janeiro-Santos Dumont Airport, RJ (SDU/SBRJ), Brasil
Descripción:
Weather conditions on final approach caused the pilot to go around. Another attempt to land was made, this time a tailwind landing. The Curtiss could not be stopped on the runway and overran into Guanabara Bay.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilot error associated with adverse weather conditions and the wet runway."

Fuentes:
» El Siglo de Torreón 16 April 1951, p3


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