Airplane Crash - Miritituba, Brazil 09/30/1973

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Miritituba, Brazil


Date09/30/1973
LocationMiritituba, Brazil
OperatorAeronorte
TypeDouglas DC-3A
RegistrationPT-CEV
Cn/In20182
Aboard9
Fatalities9
Ground0
SummaryThe crew started the takeoff roll at a point 200m down the runway, with a runway distance remaining of 1080m. After taking off, the DC-3 climbed slowly, entered a right turn, stalled and crashed in flames. Power loss on one or both engines, due to maintenance deficiencies or fuel contamination.

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