Airplane Crash - Taquaracucu, Brazil 12/01/1949

Details of airplane crash/ shootdown - Taquaracucu, Brazil


Date12/01/1949
LocationTaquaracucu, Brazil
OperatorREAL
RouteSao Palo, Brazil - Jacarezinho, Panama
TypeDouglas DC-3 (C-47-DL)
RegistrationPP-YPM
Cn/In4241
Aboard22
Fatalities20
Ground0
SummaryCrashed into a mountainside while circling to land. Crew error. Lack of flight discipline. Poor decision by Chief of Operations in allowing the aircraft to continue flight in poor weather conditions.

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