Date & Time: Feb 28, 1952
Type of aircraft:
Landing (descent or approach)
Scheduled Revenue Flight
Goiânia – Uberlândia – Rio de Janeiro
Crew on board:
Pax on board:
On final approach to Uberlândia Airport, the airplane was too low and hit trees with its left wing, stalled and crashed. Six passengers and three crew members were killed while 22 other occupants were injured. The aircraft was destroyed.
The pilot-in-command decided to continue the approach below the minimum descent altitude, neglecting the published procedures.