Airplane Crash - Anchieta Island, Brazil 04/10/1957

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Anchieta Island, Brazil


Date04/10/1957
Time15:20
LocationAnchieta Island, Brazil
OperatorREAL
Flight #1800
RouteRio de Janerio - Sao Paulo
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationPP-ANX
Cn/In13048
Aboard30
Fatalities26
Ground0
SummaryWhile en route, fire broke out in the starboard engine. As he lost altitude and because of reduced visibility, the pilot did not see the peak of a mountain. When he tried to pull up the plane stalled and crashed. Engine failure.

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