- ACCIDENT DETAILS
Date: March 06, 1955
Time: ?
Location: Vitoria da Conquista, Brazil
Operator: REAL
Flight #: ?
Route: ?
AC Type: Douglas DC-3
Registration: PP-YPZ
cn / ln: 11699
Aboard: 21   (passengers:18  crew:3)
Fatalities: 5   (passengers:4  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: After an aborted landing attempt due to a unlocked landing gear, the plane made a left turn, hit a pole, crashed and burned. Pilot error. Improper use of the throttles by the crew following the go-around. Failure of the landing gear locking mechanism.
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