Date & Time: Dec 13, 1950 at 1330 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Arapongas – Londrina – São Paulo
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
During the takeoff roll, the left engine failed. Due to an asymmetric thrust, the aircraft went out of control, veered off runway and collided with a house with a bar. All 31 occupants were evacuated, some of them suffered minor injuries. Unfortunately, three people in the bar were killed. The aircraft was considered as damaged beyond repair and was later dismantled.
Failure of the left engine during takeoff.