Airplane Crash - Sao Paulo, Brazil 05/13/1952

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Sao Paulo, Brazil


Date05/13/1952
LocationSao Paulo, Brazil
OperatorVASP
RouteSao Paulo - Bauru
TypeDouglas DC-3
RegistrationPP-SPM
Cn/In16894/34151
Aboard22
Fatalities5
Ground0
SummaryCrashed while attempting to make an emergency landing after experiencing an engine failure. Failure of the port engine due to accessory drive failure. Failure of the starboard engine due to seizure as a result of deficient maintenance. Error on the part of the crew in lowering the landing gear in emergency conditions.

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