Airplane Crash - Itapebi, Brazil 03/27/1953

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Itapebi, Brazil


Date03/27/1953
LocationItapebi, Brazil
OperatorTransportes Aéreos Salvador
Typede Havilland DH-114 Heron 1B
RegistrationPP-SLG
Cn/In14004
Aboard14
Fatalities14
Ground0
SummaryThe pilot aborted the takeoff after loosing the No. 2 engine and was unable to stop on the remaining runway. Error of judgment on the part of the pilot in not continuing the takeoff with three engines still operating

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