Accident Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3) 2026, Friday 19 January 1968
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Date:Friday 19 January 1968
Type:Silhouette image of generic DC3 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Douglas C-47A-90-DL (DC-3)
Owner/operator:Força Aérea Brasileira - FAB
Registration: 2026
MSN: 20459
Year of manufacture:1944
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-1830-92
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants:
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:General Carneiro, MG -   Brazil
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
The C-47 operated on a flight from Campo Grande Air Base to several airstrip in Minas Gerais, Brazil. The pilot landed on a short airstrip in the Kuluene region for unknown reasons, possibly the pilot was not familiar with the region.
The pilot attempted to take off again, but the aircraft crashed and caught fire.


O Estado de S.Paulo 30 January 1968, p7
Scramble 308
Jornal do Brasil 1 February 1968, p7

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