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Last updated: 5 December 2021
Fecha:martes 19 agosto 1958
Tipo:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Operador:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registración: PP-CDI
Numéro de série: 4684
Año de Construcción: 1942
Motores: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Tripulación:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 4
Pasajeros:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 8
Total:Fatalidades: 0 / Ocupantes: 12
Daños en la Aeronave: Anulado
Consecuencias: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Ubicación:Itajaí Airport, SC (ITJ) (   Brasil)
Fase: Aproximación (APR)
Naturaleza:Vuelo Doméstico Programado
Aeropuerto de Salida:?
Aeropuerto de Llegada:Itajaí Airport, SC (ITJ), Brasil
The DC-3 was high on finals, so the pilot slowed down in order to lose height. The aircraft then suddenly entered a downdraft, causing the plane to strike a building short of the runway.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Incorrect use of engine and controls."

» Jornal do Brasil 20 August 1958, p14


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