Runway excursion Accident de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B PP-SLG, Friday 27 March 1953
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Date:Friday 27 March 1953
Type:Silhouette image of generic HERN model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
de Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
Owner/operator:Transportes Aéreos Salvador
Registration: PP-SLG
MSN: 14004
Year of manufacture:1952
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 14
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Location:Itapebi, BA -   Brazil
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Itapebi, BA
Destination airport:
Half way down the runway, the no. 2 engine suffered a loss of power. The takeoff was abandoned, but the Heron could not be stopped on the remaining runway. The aircraft overran and was damaged beyond repair as a result.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Error of judgement on the part of the pilot in not continuing the takeoff with three engines still operating."


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