Airplane Crash - Florianopolis, Brazil 04/12/1980

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Florianopolis, Brazil


Date04/12/1980
Time20:40
LocationFlorianopolis, Brazil
OperatorTransbrasil
RouteSao Paulo - Florianopolis
TypeBoeing B-727-27C
RegistrationPT-TYS
Cn/In19111/297
Aboard58
Fatalities55
Ground0
SummaryThe plane crashed into a hill while landing during a thunderstorm. The pilot misjudged his speed and distance and failed to initiate a go-around. Improper flight supervision and control of the engines.

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