Date & Time: Sep 25, 1932
Type of aircraft:
Sikorsky S-38
Operator:
Registration:
PP-PAD
Flight Phase:
Flight
Flight Type:
Private
Survivors:
No
MSN:
214-10
YOM:
1932
Country:
Brazil
Crew on board:
0
Crew fatalities:
0
Pax on board:
4
Pax fatalities:
4
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
4
Circumstances:
While parked in the hangar of the company, the float plane was stolen by three rebels who took a hostage with them. After takeoff, aircraft went out of control and crashed in flames in São João de Meriti, in the suburb of Rio de Janeiro. All four occupants were killed. Brazilian authorities confirmed the hijack took place in the constitutional revolution.
Probable cause:
Aircraft hijacked.