Accident Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 214 PP-SDJ, Friday 3 November 1967
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Date:Friday 3 November 1967
Time:11:30
Type:Handley Page HPR-7 Herald 214
Owner/operator:Sadia Transportes Aéreos
Registration: PP-SDJ
MSN: 190
Year of manufacture:1965
Total airframe hrs:3191 hours
Engine model:Rolls-Royce Dart (series unknown)
Fatalities:Fatalities: 21 / Occupants: 25
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Destroyed, written off
Category:Accident
Location:25 km E of Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB) -   Brazil
Phase: En route
Nature:Passenger - Scheduled
Departure airport:São Paulo-Congonhas Airport, SP (CGH/SBSP)
Destination airport:Curitiba-Afonso Pena International Airport, PR (CWB/SBCT)
Investigating agency: CENIPA
Confidence Rating: Accident investigation report completed and information captured
Narrative:
The aircraft collided with a hill (Marumbi Peak) at 4635 feet during an IFR descent pattern for runway 15.

PROBABLE CAUSE: "Pilot error through improper procedure in instrument flight. a) Lack of a dynamic programme for aircraft accident prevention; b) Non-confirmation over Curitiba Afonso Pena NDB; c) Inaccurate position relative to Curitiba/Bacheri NDB; d) Failure to use VOR equipment; e) Failure to execute all the phases of the descent, with assumed interception of downwind leg without confirmation of position; f) Momentary radio-direction finding indication of inaccurate fix."

Accident investigation:
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Investigating agency: CENIPA
Report number: final report
Status: Investigation completed
Duration:
Download report: Final report

Sources:

ICAO Digest 18 (Circular 96) Volume II
El Tiempo 5 November 1967, p3

Statistics

  • 31st worst accident in 1967
  • 4th worst accident of this aircraft type
  • 2nd worst accident of this aircraft type at the time

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