Date & Time: May 26, 1950 at 1600 LT
Type of aircraft:
Douglas C-47 Skytrain (DC-3)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
São Paulo – Ribeirão Preto – São José do Rio Preto
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
During the takeoff roll, the right engine failed. The pilot in command lost control of the aircraft that veered off runway and collided with an earth bank. The left engine was sheared off and the aircraft was damaged beyond repair. All 24 occupants were rescued, among them three were slightly injured.