Accident Sikorsky S-43 PP-PAR, Monday 8 February 1937
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Date:Monday 8 February 1937
Time:afternoon
Type:Sikorsky S-43
Owner/operator:Panair do Brasil
Registration: PP-PAR
MSN: 4307
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 17
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Vitória, ES -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:Vitória (14:00)
Destination airport:Rio de Janeiro
Confidence Rating: Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources
Narrative:
Both engines caught fire in flight. Pilot J.H. Hart returned to Vitória and landed at 14:30. After evacuation of the 13 passengers and four crew, attempt to put out the fire and to recover the mail, aircraft sank.

Sources:

World Directory of Airliner Crashes/Terry Denham
[LINK NOT WORKING ANYMORE:http://www.logbookmag.com/databases/articles.asp?ID=91&CatID=47]
Folha da Manhã 9 February 1937, p2

Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
03-May-2015 05:56 junior sjc Added
20-May-2015 19:37 TB Updated [Time, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Other fatalities, Phase, Nature, Departure airport, Destination airport, Source, Damage, Narrative]

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