Date: March 26, 1978
Time: 09:10
Location: Volta Redonda, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Operator: Aero Clube de Volta Redonda
Flight #: ?
Route: Local tour
AC Type: Piper Cherokee Arrow PA-28
Registration: PT - CIH
cn / ln: ?
Aboard: 4   (passengers:3  crew:1)
Fatalities: 4   (passengers:3  crew:1)
Ground: 0
Summary: The plane lost engine rotation after takeoff and the pilot attempted to return to the airport for an emergency landing. Due to the low altitude, the plane stalled and crashed in Paraiba River, one-half mile from the runway. Mechanical failure.

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