Accident Curtiss C-46A-60-CK Commando PP-ITG, Sunday 3 April 1955
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Date:Sunday 3 April 1955
Type:Silhouette image of generic C46 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Curtiss C-46A-60-CK Commando
Owner/operator:Companhia Itaú de Transportes Aéreos
Registration: PP-ITG
MSN: 437
Year of manufacture:1945
Engine model:Pratt & Whitney R-2800-51
Fatalities:Fatalities: 3 / Occupants: 3
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:ca 3 km from Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX) -   Brazil
Phase: Approach
Departure airport:São Paulo (unknown airport), SP
Destination airport:Vitória-Goiabeiras Airport, ES (VIX/SBVT)
Struck a hill 2 miles short of the runway while on an instrument approach.
PROBABLE CAUSE: Undetermined.


Jornal do Brasil 5 April 1955, p7

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