Date & Time: Aug 18, 1941
Type of aircraft:
Lockheed 18 LodeStar
Operator:
Registration:
PP-PBD
Survivors:
Yes
Schedule:
Curitiba – Sao Paulo
MSN:
2083
YOM:
1940
Country:
Brazil
Crew on board:
4
Crew fatalities:
3
Pax on board:
10
Pax fatalities:
5
Other fatalities:
0
Total fatalities:
8
Circumstances:
On approach to Sao Paulo-Congonhas Airport, the crew was forced to make a go around for undetermined reasons. While circling for a new approach, the aircraft deviated from the prescribed flight path to the south and hit the slope of a mountain located in the Cantareira Mountain Range, some 24 km south of the airport. Six occupants were rescued while eight others were killed.