Accident Lockheed 18-10-01 Lodestar PP-SAC, Tuesday 11 January 1949
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Date:Tuesday 11 January 1949
Time:
Type:Silhouette image of generic L18 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Lockheed 18-10-01 Lodestar
Owner/operator:SAVAG - Viação Aérea Gaucha
Registration: PP-SAC
MSN: 18-2112
Year of manufacture:1941
Fatalities:Fatalities: 8 / Occupants: 8
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:near Pelotas-Federal Airport, RS (PET) -   Brazil
Phase: Initial climb
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Pelotas-Federal Airport, RS (PET/SBPK)
Destination airport:Porto Alegre Airport, RS (POA/SBPA)
Narrative:
Crashed after takeoff. Presumably the engines failed due to fuel contamination.

Sources:

Folha da Manha 12 January 1949, p3
El Tiempo 12 January 1949, p8
JetSite

Statistics

  • 71st worst accident in 1949
  • 34th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 23rd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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