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Last updated: 28 November 2021
Datum:dinsdag 19 augustus 1958
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Douglas C-47-DL (DC-3)
Luchtvaartmaatschappij:Cruzeiro do Sul
Registratie: PP-CDI
Constructienummer: 4684
Bouwjaar: 1942
Motoren: 2 Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Bemanning:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 4
Passagiers:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 8
Totaal:slachtoffers: 0 / inzittenden: 12
Schade: Afgeschreven
Gevolgen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Plaats:Itajaí Airport, SC (ITJ) (   Brazilië)
Fase: Nadering (APR)
Soort vlucht:Binnenlandse lijnvlucht
Vliegveld van vertrek:?
Vliegveld van aankomst:Itajaí Airport, SC (ITJ), Brazilië
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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